may, 2018

06may00:00Long March 3B • APStar-6C

Event Details

Launch Date: May 6, 2018
Launch Window: TBA
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B/G2
Launch Operator: CALT/CGWIC
Launch Site: LC2, Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Payload: APStar-6C
Satellite Type: Communications

 

A Chinese Long March 3B rocket will launch the APStar-6C commercial communications satellite for APT Satellite Company Ltd under an end-to-end contract signed with China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) for the construction of the satellite and its launch on a Chinese rocket. Based on the DFH-4 satellite platform, the satellite will host a hybrid payload comprising C, Ku, and Ka-Band payloads to deliver VSAT, video distribution, Direct-to-home television and cellular backhaul to the Asia-Pacific Region.

 

Mission Resources:

🚀 Launch Vehicle Overview: Long March 3B

Launch Weather

📍 Launch Site Schedule

Time

(Sunday) 00:00 UTC

Location

Xichang Satellite Launch Center

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