China has launched three rockets, from two different launch sites, in under 50 hours. The first launch happened on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 22:55 UTC, with the Kuaizhou 1A rocket launching two Shiyan Weixing satellites. It was followed by two Chang Zheng missions, of which one also belongs to the Shiyan line, and one to the equally secretive Yaogan series.
Early on August 10, Earth observation satellites for the Jilin-1 Earth observation satellite constellation and…
Without previous warning or announcement, China’s space agency launched two satellites from Launch Complex 16…