Author Topic: Zhongxing-2D (Chinasat-2D) - CZ-3B/G3 - Xichang - January 10, 2019 17:11 UTC  (Read 3133 times)

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Next launch from Xichang?

9ifly reports that the next launch from Xichang is for a certain "ChinaSat 2D" around January 9th-ish, followed by BDS-2 G8 (late January?).

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According to Spaceflightfans.cn, this launch will take place at 00:30 LT on January 13 (1630UTC on January 12).

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CZ-3B/G2 with ZX-2D at the LC2 launch complex (photos from the 9ify.cn Chinese space forum)

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Jan 10, 1705-1740 UTC
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NOTAM for CZ-3B 2nd stage debris

J0173/19 -  DUE TO SPACEFLIGHT ACTIVITIES,THE FLIGHT SAFETY OF THE AIRCRAFT IN FOLLOWING AREAS MAY BE AFFECTED ON JAN 10, 2019 DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS: ON JAN 10,2019 FROM 17:16-17:45 UTC AREA: 222742N1270946E 224551N1261445E 223030N1260856E 221224N1270352E FOUR-POINT CONNECTION RANGE. VERTICAL ALTITUDE:SFC-UNL RMK/ATC WILL NOT CLEAR IFR FLT THRU THIS AREA FOR THE FLIGHT SAFETY. SFC - UNL, 10 JAN 17:16 2019 UNTIL 10 JAN 17:45 2019. CREATED: 10 JAN 02:33 2019

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And another one:

J0174/19 - ALTN RTE ARE ESTABLISHED DUE TO SPACEFLIGHT ACTIVITIES. 1.FLT PLANNED RTE IS REQ TO BE FILED AS FLW (1)A582 ALTN RTE:SAKON ALBAX BISIG (2)DIRECT RTE(MAGMA-NIMOX-TUNTO) ALTN RTE:MAGMA-SAKON-TUNTO 2.SEE NOTAM RJAAYNYX J0173/19. SFC - UNL, 10 JAN 17:15 2019 UNTIL 10 JAN 17:45 2019. CREATED: 10 JAN 02:34 2019
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CZ-3B/G2 or G3 ?

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Launch window has opened.

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Expected launch time has passed. Waiting for news from Xichang!

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The rumbling at Xichang announces that the launch occurred.

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Some launch photos from the above video.

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"They" are fighting with "us" (who wants to know exact launch times).

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Not masked (for now) digits tell us that the launch occured at 01:11:04 or :05 local time.

Future photos will be:
« Last Edit: 01/10/2019 06:35 pm by anik »

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and launch code as expected is "07-99"

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Chinasat-2D is said to be a broadcasting satellite (but 2A and 2C are military satellites...)

http://www.xinhuanet.com/tech/2019-01/11/c_1123974146.htm
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2 objects from the launch

2019-001A - 35,794 km x 207 km x 27.1º
2019-001B - 34,374 km x 168.2 km x 27.09º

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T0 = 01:11:04.838 BJT 2019-01-11 (17:11:04.838 UTC 2019-01-10)
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与战士站岗、炊事员做饭一样,航天员是一种职业,工作就是飞行。

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This was the first launch for China and also the first for the launch center in 2019.

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