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Re: Xingyun-2 01 & 02 - KZ-1A (Y6) - JSLC - May 2020
« Reply #20 on: 05/05/2020 12:43 pm »
Launch will probably take place in the next few days.

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Re: Xingyun-2 01 & 02 - KZ-1A (Y6) - JSLC - May 2020
« Reply #21 on: 05/06/2020 03:31 am »
Launch will probably take place in the next few days.

May 12 according to someone on Weibo affiliated with CASIC.
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We got a mission brochure (!) for this one.  :)
English translation coming soon.
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Translation:

Mass of satellite: 93 kg
Orbit: 561 km altitude SSO
Main payload: L-band communication payload, trans-satellite laser communication package, other (unspecified) hosted payload
Narrow-band data transfer rate: 2.4 - 9.6 kbps uplink, 2.4 kbps downlink

Launch mission timeline:

0s 1st stage ignition
44s MAX-Q
80s 1st stage separation, 2nd stage ignition
163s 2nd stage separation
180s 1st half of fairing separation
188s 2nd half of fairing separation
195s 3rd stage ignition
305s 3rd stage separation
308s Upper stage ignition 1
599s Upper stage shutdown 1
1465s Upper stage ignition 2
1525s Upper stage shutdown 2
1555s Satellite A separation
1705s Satellite B separation
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SFF page. Gives launch at 1:10 UTC.

"Base on the notification, we confirmed the mission will be taken on May 12, 2020; 9:10 AM (Beijing Time) / May 11, 2020; 21:10 PM (US Eastern Time)"

http://www.spaceflightfans.cn/event/china-kz-1a-rocket-launch-xingyun-01-satellite-and-launch-xingyun-02-satellite?instance_id=3269

9ifly thread.

http://www.9ifly.cn/thread-92003-15-1.html
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Is there a live available somewhere?

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Launch should be happening about now.
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« Last Edit: 05/12/2020 01:25 am by Steven Pietrobon »
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Report from 9ifly that launch has happened.

"The tweet commented that the shooting had been"

http://www.9ifly.cn/forum.php?mod=redirect&goto=findpost&ptid=92003&pid=741558
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Liftoff confirmed at 01:16 UTC.
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Report that the flight is normal. Launch at 01:16 UTC.

"Lin Xiaoyi
30 seconds ago, from the Space enthusiast.com.
Launch Video: At 09:16 BEIJING TIME ON May 12, 2020, The fast boat-1 A launch line cloud 2 01, 02 stars, the current situation is normal."

http://www.9ifly.cn/forum.php?mod=redirect&goto=findpost&ptid=92003&pid=741559
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« Last Edit: 05/12/2020 01:49 am by Steven Pietrobon »
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Mission success!

"Congratulations to the science and technology, congratulations to The Cloud Company, both stars successfully separated, the mission was successful.
BTW, China Satellite Red"

http://www.9ifly.cn/forum.php?mod=redirect&goto=findpost&ptid=92003&pid=741578
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« Last Edit: 05/12/2020 02:10 am by Steven Pietrobon »
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"LaunchStuff
@LaunchStuff
This launch was dedicated to medical workers on the front lines of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak with XingYun-2-01 being named 'Wuhan' and the rocket having a custom paint job."

twitter.com/LaunchStuff/status/1260034560198275072

https://www.weibo.com/6528178851/J1u0McgSL?type=comment#_rnd1589251414289
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A more precise launch time of 01:16:40 UTC.

"Today at 9:16:40, China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center with the fast boat 1 A carrier rocket, with "one arrow and two stars" way, the successful launch of the cloud 2 01/02 star, the satellite into a predetermined orbit, the launch was a complete success. The satellite will be launched in orbit to carry out space-based Internet of Things communication technology, inter-star laser communication technology and low-cost commercial satellite platform technology verification, and the initial development of The Internet of Things demonstration application."

http://www.9ifly.cn/forum.php?mod=redirect&goto=findpost&ptid=92003&pid=741642
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