Author Topic: BeiDou-3 M15 & M16 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - October 15, 2018 (04:23 UTC)  (Read 6270 times)

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Continued BeiDou launch with dual-MEO.
« Last Edit: 10/15/2018 03:24 PM by input~2 »

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Re: BeiDou-3 M15&M16 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - October 2018
« Reply #1 on: 09/20/2018 11:02 AM »
Launching possibly on the second week of October 2018.

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Re: BeiDou-3 M15&M16 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - Oct 2018
« Reply #3 on: 10/03/2018 02:49 PM »
Presumably around October 10th

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Re: BeiDou-3 M15&M16 - CZ-3B/YZ-1 - XSLC - Oct 5th 2018
« Reply #4 on: 10/03/2018 03:59 PM »
Presumably around October 10th

Or 14th, according to Spaceflightfans.cn.

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The launch date ended up on the 15th.

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NOTAM for CZ-3B 2nd stage debris:

B4645/18 -  DUE TO SPACEFLIGHT ACT OF ATM BUREAU OF CAAC WI: 12 10 19N 116 31 00E 12 53 32N 115 57 34E 12 27 11N 115 22 24E 11 44 02N 115 55 52E THE FLW RNAV RTE SEGMENTS WILL BE CLSD: 1. M765 (BTN PANDI AND NOBEN) ALTN RTE: PANDI W17 LULBU N884 (NORTHEAST BOUND) REKEL DCT LULBU W17 PANDI (SOUTHWEST BOUND) 2. M754 (BTN NOBEN AND LULBU) ALTN RTE: LULBU DCT REKEL A583 (NORTH BOUND) A583 REKEL DCT LULBU M754 (SOUTH BOUND). 15 OCT 03:48 2018 UNTIL 15 OCT 05:20 2018. CREATED: 12 OCT 08:33 2018

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Plane A, expected launch time 04:20 UTC or so.
This message reflects my personal opinion based on open sources of information.

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Launch should be happening about now.
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UID54 posted on 9ifly "12点23分发射" or "12:23 launch." Not sure if that means that launch took place.

http://bbs.9ifly.cn/thread-89688-7-1.html
« Last Edit: 10/15/2018 04:29 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
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Liftoff confirmed!
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Collection of photos/videos of the launch from Chinese social media: https://twitter.com/LaunchStuff/status/1051692487625138176
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Fragments and parts of the spent stages of the CZ-3B (YZ-1) / Chang Zheng-3B (YZ-1) booster rocket were found in the Chinese district of Debao and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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This time we have rocket stages on fieldside roads and on rivers.....  ::)

https://twitter.com/LaunchStuff/status/1051726193312043009
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Launch success has been officially confirmed: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/gDDtYJsj5dJquLcXpxrRgQ
T-0 was indeed at 04:23 UTC.
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According to CALT (in the article above) they have started to add data logging and active tracking equipment to the booster(s?) from this flight onwards in prepartion for tests of parachute landing of rocket stages, which will start sometime next year.
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