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Re: CBERS-3 CZ-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 2013
« Reply #40 on: 09/11/2013 12:02 AM »
According to the Brazilian Space Agency, the launch of CBERS-3 is scheduled for next December.

Sounds like a good candidate for the primary payload that the cubesat from Poland is launching with.
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Re: CBERS-3 CZ-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 2013
« Reply #41 on: 09/11/2013 11:11 AM »
According to the Brazilian Space Agency, the launch of CBERS-3 is scheduled for next December.

Sounds like a good candidate for the primary payload that the cubesat from Poland is launching with.

Yes, I agree with you.

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Re: CBERS-3 CZ-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 2013
« Reply #42 on: 09/21/2013 03:30 AM »
They certainly are taking launches down to the very last day of the year....it's now schedule to launch on December 27!  8)
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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 2013
« Reply #43 on: 10/04/2013 05:55 PM »
According to CBERS-3 - China e Brasil lançam ao Espaço ainda em 2013 (in Portuguese) the previously December 27th schedule launch of CBERS-3 was anticipated for the first ten days of that month.

The request to anticipate the launch was because of the New Year festivities in Brazil.

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According to CBERS-3 - China e Brasil lançam ao Espaço ainda em 2013 (in Portuguese) the previously December 27th schedule launch of CBERS-3 was anticipated for the first ten days of that month.

The request to anticipate the launch was because of the New Year festivities in Brazil.

The satellite has passed the pre-delivery reviews on October 12 and will be transported to TSLC soon for launch in early December: http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2013-10/17/c_125556330.htm
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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 2013
« Reply #45 on: 10/23/2013 09:31 PM »
CBERS-3 was transported by train to the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on October 18th. The trip to the launch center took 15 hours.

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 2013
« Reply #46 on: 11/06/2013 06:21 PM »
CBERS-3 will be launched on December 10 at 0300UTC.
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CBERS-3 will be launched on December 10 at 0300UTC.

This Chinese news report on the visit to China of Brazilian vice president Michel Temer reported that the launch of CBERS-3 is on December 5. Which date is correct?
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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #48 on: 11/08/2013 10:10 AM »
A Brazilian paper says December 10 but with the strange launch site quoted their reliability could be questioned! ;)
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SÃO JOSÉ DOS CAMPOS - O lançamento do satélite sino-brasileiro de sensoriamento remoto Cbers-3, no próximo dia 10 de dezembro, em Taiwan, na China, reacendeu o interesse das ...
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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #49 on: 11/08/2013 10:27 AM »
CBERS-3 will be launched on December 10 at 0300UTC.

This Chinese news report on the visit to China of Brazilian vice president Michel Temer reported that the launch of CBERS-3 is on December 5. Which date is correct?

Com Atraso de 1 Ano, Brasil e China Definem, Enfim Data de Lançamento do Novo CBERS "With a one year delay, China and Brazil finally decide the launch date for CBERS-3"

This information was also given by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação (MCTI) - Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil.

Also, in several interviews Leonel Perondi, Director of INPE (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais - National Institute for Space Research) said that the launch would be on December 10.

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #50 on: 11/08/2013 10:29 AM »
A Brazilian paper says December 10 but with the strange launch site quoted their reliability could be questioned! ;)
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SÃO JOSÉ DOS CAMPOS - O lançamento do satélite sino-brasileiro de sensoriamento remoto Cbers-3, no próximo dia 10 de dezembro, em Taiwan, na China, reacendeu o interesse das ...
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Probably a journalist confused with 'Taiyuan' and 'Taiwan', that in Portuguese sound exactly the same.

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #51 on: 11/08/2013 12:10 PM »
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o lançamento do satélite está programado para as 11h do dia 10 de dezembro, no horário de Pequim (zero hora, em Brasília). 
  O CBERS-3 vai substituir o CBERS-2B, que deixou de operar em 2010.

It's worth noting that CBERS-2B, which CBERS-3 is supposed to replace, was launched at 11:26am (Beijing time)
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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #52 on: 11/13/2013 05:24 PM »
The latest information I got from INPE was that the launch would take place at 10:00 local time, that gives 0200UTC

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The latest information I got from INPE was that the launch would take place at 10:00 local time, that gives 0200UTC

That would require some deviation from the planned SSO LTDN of 10:30 - the earlier CBERS satellites were launched at 03:15, 03:16 and 03:26 UTC respectively, and I don't see any reason to move to an earlier launch time.
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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #54 on: 11/14/2013 06:31 AM »
The latest information I got from INPE was that the launch would take place at 10:00 local time, that gives 0200UTC

That would require some deviation from the planned SSO LTDN of 10:30 - the earlier CBERS satellites were launched at 03:15, 03:16 and 03:26 UTC respectively, and I don't see any reason to move to an earlier launch time.
I agree and INPE itself is confirming a 10:30am LTDN
http://www.cbers.inpe.br/sobre_satelite/orbita_cbers3e4.php

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #55 on: 11/14/2013 10:57 AM »
The latest information I got from INPE was that the launch would take place at 10:00 local time, that gives 0200UTC

That would require some deviation from the planned SSO LTDN of 10:30 - the earlier CBERS satellites were launched at 03:15, 03:16 and 03:26 UTC respectively, and I don't see any reason to move to an earlier launch time.
I agree and INPE itself is confirming a 10:30am LTDN
http://www.cbers.inpe.br/sobre_satelite/orbita_cbers3e4.php

I also found it strange, but the information I posted early came directly from INPE via email.

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #56 on: 11/14/2013 12:38 PM »
About the launch time...

Originally, Leonel Perondi, Director of INPE said that the launch would be on December 10 at 11:00 local time, also saying that the launch would take place at 00:00 Brasilia time.

Until February 16, 2014, Brazil will be on Summer Time (UTC-2h, and a 10 hour difference for Beijing). So, if the launch takes place at 11:00 local time, this will be 01:00 in Brasilia (and 0300UTC).

The information INPE told me was that the launch would take place at 10:00 local time, that is 00:00 in Brasilia (0200UTC).

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 10, 2013
« Reply #57 on: 11/18/2013 04:48 PM »
According with latest information, CBERS-3 will be launched at 0326UTC on December 9th.

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Re: CBERS-3 Long March-4B launch, Taiyuan - December 9, 2013
« Reply #58 on: 11/19/2013 05:24 AM »
According with latest information, CBERS-3 will be launched at 0326UTC on December 9th.
So exactly the same time as CBERS-2B ;)

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Any status reports from the launch site?  ;)
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