Author Topic: Yaogan-30 Group 08 & Tianqi-12 - CZ-2C - Xichang - May 6, 2021 (18:11 UTC)  (Read 6788 times)

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Launch vehicle assembly at Xichang:
Someone visiting XSLC today noticed a rocket being stacked on pad 3 - not the usual CZ-3B but a CZ-2C! Local tour operators have noted the next launch there is "around May 7".

Perhaps it's for another batch of YG-30 triplets?  :-\

CZ-2C !

https://9ifly.spacety.com/thread-94826-1-1.html

We have this note from last October:
Interestingly according to the satellite manufacturer (China Academy of Sciences Shanghai Micro Satellite Engineering Center) Batch 07 is the final group of the YG-30 series...

Launch threads:
Yaogan-30 Group 01
Yaogan-30 Group 02
Yaogan-30 Group 03
Yaogan-30 Group 04
Yaogan-30 Group 05
Yaogan-30 Group 06
Yaogan-30 Group 07
« Last Edit: 05/06/2021 07:00 pm by Satori »
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Re: Yaogan-30 Group 08 (?) - CZ-2C - Xichang - 7 May 2021?
« Reply #1 on: 04/25/2021 11:48 am »
CZ-2C (Y47), according to Spaceflightfans.cn.

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Re: Yaogan-30 Group 08 (?) - CZ-2C - Xichang - 7 May 2021?
« Reply #2 on: 04/25/2021 08:29 pm »
CZ-2C has launched from XSLC sats from the following series to date: YG-30, TC, SY, XJS and NS.

Another unlikely possibility is it could this one as only known CZ-2C listed in 2021 from XSLC LC3 though said to be the end of year:
2021
?? - CZ-2C - XSLC - SVOM (Space-based multi-band astronomical Variable Objects Monitor)
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Re: Yaogan-30 Group 08 (?) - CZ-2C - Xichang - 7 May 2021?
« Reply #3 on: 04/30/2021 02:53 pm »
Cross-post:
There are reports from tour operators that 4 launches from Xichang and 2 launches from Wenchang are expected in May-June.
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Re: Yaogan-30 Group 08 - CZ-2C - Xichang - 7 May 2021?
« Reply #5 on: 05/03/2021 04:59 pm »

T0: May 6, ~18:07 UTC

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BACK TO START. ALL ACFT SHALL BE FORBIDDEN TO FLY INTO THE
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VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. GND - UNL, 06 MAY 17:59 2021 UNTIL 06 MAY 18:17 2021.
CREATED: 03 MAY 16:18 2021
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The launch time matches Plane 1 (2017-09-29).
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Still no news from Xichang...

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There was a post on 9ifly Chinese space forum, saying that the launch was successful. Official confirmation pending.

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Successful launch at 18:11UTC.

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Tianqi-12 was also on board.

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Liftoff!

【我国成功发射遥感三十号08组卫星】北京时间2021年5月7日02时11分,我国在西昌卫星发射中心用长征二号丙运载火箭,成功将遥感三十号08组卫星发射升空,卫星进入预定轨道。
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Launch preparations...

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Other launch photos...

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02:11:04.959 BJT

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http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-05/07/c_139929032.htm
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China launches new remote-sensing satellites
Source: Xinhua | 2021-05-07 03:09:37 | Editor: huaxia
XICHANG, May 7 (Xinhua) -- China successfully sent a remote-sensing satellite group into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday.
Belonging to the Yaogan-30 family, the satellites were launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 2:11 a.m. Beijing time.
The satellites will be used for electromagnetic environmental detection and related technological tests.
Also aboard was a satellite belonging to the Tianqi constellation. The satellite, Tianqi-12, will be used for data collection and transmission.
It was the 369th mission of the Long March rocket series. Enditem
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« Last Edit: 05/06/2021 10:19 pm by input~2 »

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2021-039A/48423 in 591 x 602 km x 34.99°  (YG-30 8A)
2021-039B/48424 in 591 x 601 km x 35.00° (YG-30 8B)
2021-039C/48425 in 591 x 602 km x 35.00° (YG-30 8C)
2021-039D/48426 in 589 x 598 km x 35.01° (Tianqi-12)
2021-039E/48427 in 468 x 599 km x 34.98° (CZ-2C 2nd stage)
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08A, 08B & 08C pretty much in the same orbital plane as 01A, 01B & 01C

 

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