january, 2018

17jan00:00Long March 11 • Jilin & OthersLaunch NET November

Event Details

Launch Date: January 17, 2018
Launch Window: TBA
Launch Vehicle: Long March 11
Launch Operator: CALT
Launch Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China
Payloads: 2 Jilin
Huaian
Xiaoxiang-2, 3, 4, 5
Quantutong-1
Kepler

 

A Chinese Long March 11 rocket will launch a series of small satellites into a Sun Synchronous Orbit optimized for Earth-Imaging applications. Long March 11 is an all-solid, light-lift member of the Long March family, debuting in 2015 as a cost-effective launch vehicle for commercial application as well as a quick-reaction launcher for national security purposes. The Jilin satellite series is designed to capture high-definition video at a ground resolution of 1.3 meters using small-sized spacecraft weighing no more than 100 Kilograms to enable a large orbiting constellation. Three Jilin satellites were launched in 2015 and 2017.

 

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📍 Launch Site Schedule

Time

(Wednesday) 00:00 UTC

Location

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

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