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According to various Chinese media reports, China is going to launch as many as 18 BeiDou-3 satellites by the end of 2018 to achieve IOC. Launch of BeiDou-3 satellites will resume starting 2017, we can anticipate a very ambiguous launch plan for the following two years.

 
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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3C/YZ-1 - XSLC - 2017
« Reply #1 on: 01/14/2017 09:40 PM »
Likely this launch will be in June.

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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3C/YZ-1 - XSLC - June 2017
« Reply #2 on: 05/10/2017 08:36 PM »
This launch is expected on July 15th...

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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3C/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #3 on: 06/20/2017 08:40 PM »
Likely this launch will be deferred following the failure of ZX-9A.

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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3C/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #4 on: 06/21/2017 01:52 PM »
Likely this launch will be deferred following the failure of ZX-9A.

It won't

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/xmhpqx6XsXnFwBx0P47n3w
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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3C/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #5 on: 06/29/2017 12:46 PM »
Please pardon my confusion. 

From Gunter's, it appears that the Beidou-3M -series satellites can be launched ONE AT A TIME by the CZ-03*C*/YZ-1; if they are launched in PAIRS, they are to be launched on a CZ-03*B*/YZ-1.

Am I misunderstanding Gunter, is Gunter misunderstanding the Chinese, or do "we" not understand anything about this particular launch?!?!

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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3C/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #6 on: 06/29/2017 01:05 PM »
Please pardon my confusion. 

From Gunter's, it appears that the Beidou-3M -series satellites can be launched ONE AT A TIME by the CZ-03*C*/YZ-1; if they are launched in PAIRS, they are to be launched on a CZ-03*B*/YZ-1.

Am I misunderstanding Gunter, is Gunter misunderstanding the Chinese, or do "we" not understand anything about this particular launch?!?!

The launcher is CZ-3B, according to Long Lehao
http://www.dingsheng.com/forum.php?mod=viewtree&tid=1004213

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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #7 on: 07/15/2017 05:46 PM »
I take it the launch has been delayed from July 15? (It's very early morning July 16 Beijing Time.)
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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #8 on: 07/15/2017 11:26 PM »
I take it the launch has been delayed from July 15? (It's very early morning July 16 Beijing Time.)
Yes it appears CZ-3 launcher family has been grounded so all launches this year should now be marked as TBD.

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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - July 15th 2017
« Reply #9 on: 07/16/2017 04:56 AM »
I take it the launch has been delayed from July 15? (It's very early morning July 16 Beijing Time.)
No further information, but someone in the Chinese forum said it would be NET late July
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Re: BeiDou-3 M1&M2 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - NET July 2017
« Reply #10 on: Today at 04:10 AM »
Considering YuanWang 3/5/6/7 have returned, BeiDou-3 will not launch in the coming weeks
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