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.
China successfully debuted the Jielong-3 orbital rocket from the Tai Rui Barge in the Yellow…
The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) launched a Long March/Chang Zheng 2C rocket…