Author Topic: Tianhui-2 Group 01 (A & B) - CZ-4B - Taiyuan - April 29, 2019 (22:52 UTC)  (Read 4729 times)

Offline Galactic Penguin SST

Oof, everyone missed this secret Chinese launch!

There are 2 satellites on this flight, positioned in series in the fairing.

https://m.weibo.cn/status/HrYKld7WT?jumpfrom=weibocom
« Last Edit: 05/10/2019 11:43 am by input~2 »
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(Yeah the satellite name is wrong in first tweet but I correct it in the thread later on)

https://twitter.com/LaunchStuff/status/1123057794985463809
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http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/30/c_138023575.htm
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China launches two satellites for scientific experiments
TAIYUAN, April 30 (Xinhua) -- China successfully sent two Tianhui II-01 satellites into orbit at 6:52 a.m., Beijing Time, Tuesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
The satellites were launched by a Long March 4B carrier rocket, which was the 303rd mission of the Long March series carrier rockets.
The satellites will be used for scientific experiments, land resource survey, geographic survey and mapping.

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4 objects

2019-024A / 44207 - 518 km x 505 km, 97.44
2019-024B / 44208 - 518 km x 504 km, 97.44
2019-024C / 44209 - 517 km x 501 km, 97.45
2019-024D / 44210 - 509 km x 276 km, 97.53

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4 objects

2019-024A / 44207 - 518 km x 505 km, 97.44
2019-024B / 44208 - 518 km x 504 km, 97.44
2019-024C / 44209 - 517 km x 501 km, 97.45
2019-024D / 44210 - 509 km x 276 km, 97.53

A, B and C: 2 spacecraft and intersatellite adapter
D:  CZ-4B 3rd stage

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Short launch video: http://tv.cctv.com/2019/04/30/VIDEWfoKNKjkD9cmz1Jzk5WM190430.shtml

Launch time: 22:52:00 UTC

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Launch code is presumably 05-63

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« Last Edit: 04/30/2019 08:11 am by input~2 »

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« Last Edit: 04/30/2019 03:53 pm by input~2 »

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纪念封。 长四乙是遥36  Y36
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Launch time: 22:52:05.017 UTC
Launch code: 05-63   ;)
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Launch video



 

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