China achieved a remarkable milestone in space exploration with its record-breaking satellite constellation launch. On June 15, the Long March-2D Y88 rocket successfully deployed 41 satellites, including the notable Jilin-1 Gaofen 06A, setting a domestic record for the most satellites launched in a single mission.
CHINA – On Thursday, June 15, China successfully propelled its largest constellations of satellites into space abroad single rocket, according to state-backed media, Xinhua.
Carried by the Long March -2D Y88 rocket, an unprecedented total of 41 satellites, including the notable Jilin-1 Gaofen 06A, were launched into the vast expanse above, setting a remarkable domestic record for the most satellites deployed in a single launch.
The primary objective of these satellites is to facilitate commercial remote sensing services and undertake comprehensive technology verification.
With their advanced capabilities, these satellites are poised to deliver cutting-edge remote solutions, further bolstering China’s space-based activities.
The Long March-2D Y88 rocket’s mission marks the 476th flight of China’s Long March rocket series. The legacy of rocketry has propelled China to the forefront of space exploration and technological advancement.
The satellites embarked on their celestial journey from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center precisely at 13:30 p.m. local time (5:30 GMT).
Nestled in Kelan County in China’s northwest Shanxi province, also known as Base 25, has been operational since 1968. Making it the second of China’s four most significant launch sites.
Let’s hope that China satellite constellation launch happened for all the reasons they say they launched them for.
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