With two launches now under its belt, China joins the US as the second nation to have launched to orbit in 2023. First, the Shijian 23 payload lifted off at 22:00 UTC on Sunday onboard a Chang Zheng 7A from Wenchang. Just seven hours later, Gushenxing-1 carried the “Give Me Five” rideshare mission to orbit from Jiuquan.
Long March 4B with Shijian-6 Group 5 satellites launches successfully from Jiuquan
A Long March 4B reportedly carrying a pair of Chinese Shijian-6 Group 05 satellites has…
Without any prior announcements, China launched another Chang Zheng 3B/E rocket with the Shijian 21…