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Kuaizhou-11 | Maiden Flight

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
June 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Test Flight

First flight of the new solid launcher developed by ExPace, subsidiary of CASIC. It will carry 2 communication satellites on this launch.

Low Earth Orbit
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Hyperbola-1 | 7 unknown payloads

iSpace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
June 10, 2019, 2 a.m.
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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Smart Dragon 1 | Maiden Flight

Chinarocket Co., Ltd. | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
June 25, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Test Flight

First launch of the new solid-fueled rocket by Chinarocket Co., Ltd., which is a commercial subsidiary of CASC. On this launch Smart Dragon 1 will also carry payloads for four private companies.


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Long March 5 | Shijian 20

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
July 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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Long March 4B | CBERS-4A

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
July 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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Kuaizhou-1A | Unknown

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
July 30, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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Long March 6 | Satellogic x 13

China National Space Administration | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Sept. 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Earth Science

First batch of remote sensing satellites for Satellogic's constellation.

Low Earth Orbit
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Long March 3B | Fengyun-4B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Oct. 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Long March 4C | Fengyun-3E

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Oct. 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Long March 3B/E | APStar-6D

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Dec. 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Communications

APStar-6D is a commercial communications satellite for APT Satellite Company Ltd under an end-to-end contract signed with China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) for satellite production and launch services. It will deliver VSAT, video distribution, Direct-to-home television and cellular backhaul to the Asia-Pacific Region.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Long March 5 | Chang'e 5

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Dec. 1, 2019, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Robotic Exploration

Chang'e 5 is China's robotic sample return mission, which is set to bring back at lest 2 kg of lunar soils and rock samples. The probe will perform a soft landing on the Moon, then rendezvous and dock with the return module in lunar orbit and fly back to the Earth.

Lunar Orbit
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Long March 3B | Palapa-N1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Jan. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Long March 7 | Tianzhou-2

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Jan. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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Long March 5 | Tianhe-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Jan. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Human Exploration

Tianhe (which translates as "Heavenly Harmony") is the core module and backbone of the Chinese space station, designed to provide the main living quarters and control centre for the station crew.

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Long March 2F | Shenzhou 12

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Jan. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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