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Title: KL-Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: otter on 08/04/2021 12:40 pm
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-08/04/c_1310107695.htm (http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-08/04/c_1310107695.htm)

China sends two multimedia satellites into orbit
Source: Xinhua| 2021-08-04 20:04:23

TAIYUAN, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday successfully sent two multimedia satellites into pre-set orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.

The satellites were launched by a Long March-6 carrier rocket at 7:01 p.m. (Beijing Time).

The launch was the 382nd flight mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.
Title: Re: (?) Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: otter on 08/04/2021 12:43 pm
Launch video

https://weibo.com/2656274875/KrVoE5gA1
Title: Re: (?) Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: otter on 08/04/2021 12:54 pm
From 9ifly forum
Title: Re: Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: Alter Sachse on 08/04/2021 02:08 pm
August (?) - CZ-6 (Y7) - TSLC, LC16 - KL-beta

KL Beta for KLEO Connect

Successor to:

https://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/kl-alpha-a.htm
Title: Re: Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: input~2 on 08/04/2021 02:17 pm
First object cataloged:

2021-070A/49059 in 899 x 908 km x 88.98
Title: Re: Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: input~2 on 08/04/2021 02:25 pm
First object cataloged:

2021-070A/49059 in 899 x 908 km x 88.98
To be compared with KL-Alpha (A) (2019-077A) now in 1044 x 1058 km x 88.91
Title: Re: KL-Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: input~2 on 08/04/2021 02:38 pm
First object cataloged:

2021-070A/49059 in 899 x 908 km x 88.98
and the second S/C:
2021-070B/49060 in 890 x 906 km x 88.98
Title: Re: KL-Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: Alter Sachse on 08/04/2021 02:46 pm
Another picture
Title: Re: KL-Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: SciNews on 08/05/2021 12:00 pm
Launch video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcAkB1IIlsE
From the developer of the satellites
Quote
多媒体贝塔试验A/B星是由中科院微小卫星创新研究院抓总研制,配置激光通信载荷、Ka频段通信载荷、霍尔电推力器,用于开展高速星间激光载荷、多波束数字载荷、电推进系统等关键技术验证和用户场景演示验证等工作。
Google translation:
"The multimedia beta test A/B satellite was developed by the Institute of Microsatellite Innovation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is equipped with laser communication payloads, Ka-band communication payloads, and Hall electric thrusters to carry out high-speed inter-satellite laser payloads, multi-beam digital payloads, and electrical Promote the verification of key technologies such as the system and the demonstration and verification of user scenarios."
http://www.microsate.com/xw/gzdt/202108/t20210805_6152002.html
Illustration of the satellites in orbit
Title: Re: KL-Beta (A,B) - CZ-6 - Taiyuan - August 4, 2021 (11:01 UTC)
Post by: NPniine on 08/05/2021 04:09 pm
Launch video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcAkB1IIlsE
From the developer of the satellites
Quote
多媒体贝塔试验A/B星是由中科院微小卫星创新研究院抓总研制,配置激光通信载荷、Ka频段通信载荷、霍尔电推力器,用于开展高速星间激光载荷、多波束数字载荷、电推进系统等关键技术验证和用户场景演示验证等工作。
Google translation:
"The multimedia beta test A/B satellite was developed by the Institute of Microsatellite Innovation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is equipped with laser communication payloads, Ka-band communication payloads, and Hall electric thrusters to carry out high-speed inter-satellite laser payloads, multi-beam digital payloads, and electrical Promote the verification of key technologies such as the system and the demonstration and verification of user scenarios."
http://www.microsate.com/xw/gzdt/202108/t20210805_6152002.html
Illustration of the satellites in orbit


Hello, Would you mind helping me about Notam china Information of this mission ? i can't find