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Launches and Orbital Operations

Tyneside, UK
2021 Dec 8
Wednesday, Day 342

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Mission Events 2021:

Mission Events 2020:



Xichang 2021 Feb

2021-076 SMA

Launch vehicle will place itself in LEO about nine minutes after launch.

Following a coast period of about 14 minutes, the third stage is expected to re-ignite while over the equator to produce an eccentric orbit with apogee near GEO altitude (36000 km). Yuanwang 5, a tracking ship, is on location to monitor the engine firing and subsequent satellite separation.

Actual launch time: 15:36 UTC
Launch vehicle: CZ 3B
Payload: TJS 7

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