Author Topic: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 10, 2017 (16:40 UTC)  (Read 18152 times)

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Apparently this photo of people waiting for launch is from right now:
Chinese spaceflight is a cosmic riddle wrapped in a galactic mystery inside an orbital enigma... - (not) Winston Churchill

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Chinese spaceflight is a cosmic riddle wrapped in a galactic mystery inside an orbital enigma... - (not) Winston Churchill

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Expected 16:35UTC launch time. Waiting for news from Xichang...

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Liftoff confirmed.
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Apparently, launch has taken place!!


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Usual reports of rumbling and windows shaking. So launch did occur!

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yes various reports of satellite launch compared to earthquake on Chinese microblogging..from some minutes ago

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Let's see if launch mission codename is 867-32

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yes various reports of satellite launch compared to earthquake on Chinese microblogging..from some minutes ago

You'd think the locals would have worked out these are rocket launches by now?

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A few launch images...

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Satellite separation confirmed.

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Short launch video from Algérie Presse service:
https://www.facebook.com/algeriepresseservice/videos/1940022839345245/

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Update from Algérie Presse service
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"26 minutes après le décollage vertical, selon les données du centre de poursuite et de contrôle des satellites de Xi’an, les opérations de séparation du satellite Alcomsat-1 du véhicule de lancement et son entrée en Orbite de Transfert Géostationnaire (GTO) se sont déroulées avec succès". L’apogée de cette Orbite de Transfert est de 4.1991km, son périgée est de 200km et son inclinaison est de 26.4º. Cinq manœuvres d’Alcomsat-1 seront nécessaires dans les 06 prochains jours, pour atteindre son orbite géostationnaire 36.000 km et sa position orbitale 24.8 Ouest", a-t-on expliqué auprès de l'ASAL.
26 minutes after launch, satellite separation and injection in GTO were successful. GTO is 200 x 41991 km x 26.4°
5 maneuvers are planned in the next 6 days.
Final orbital position will be 24.8°W