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Kuaizhou-11 | Maiden Flight

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
July 10, 2020, 4:17 a.m.
Status: Failure
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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Long March 3B/E | APStar-6D

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
July 9, 2020, 12:11 p.m.
Status: Success
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 2D | Chuangxin 3A (02)

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
July 4, 2020, 11:44 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

Chuangxin is a series of experimental small satellites developed by China Academy of Science.


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Long March 4B | Gaofen Multimode

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
July 3, 2020, 3:10 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a state-sponsored programme aimed to develop a near-real time, all-weather, global surveillance network consisting of satellite, near-space (stratosphere) airships, and aerial observation platforms.


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Long March 3B | Beidou-3 G3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
June 23, 2020, 1:43 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Navigation

This satellite is a part of the geostationary component of the 3rd phase of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system. It features a phased array antenna for navigation signals and a laser retroreflector and additionally deployable S/L-band and C-band antennas.


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Long March 2D | Gaofen-9-03

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
June 17, 2020, 7:19 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a state-sponsored programme aimed to develop a near-real time, all-weather, global surveillance network consisting of satellite, near-space (stratosphere) airships, and aerial observation platforms.


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Long March 2C | Haiyang 1D

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
June 10, 2020, 6:31 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Haiyang is a series of Chinese marine remote sensing satellites. Haiyang 1C is the follow-up of the Haiyang 1A and 1B satellites. It is intended for ocean monitoring and will be providing data on the temperature and dynamics of coastal waters and global oceans in China.


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Long March 2D | Gaofen-9-02

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
May 31, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a state-sponsored programme aimed to develop a near-real time, all-weather, global surveillance network consisting of satellite, near-space (stratosphere) airships, and aerial observation platforms.


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Long March 11 | XJS-G & XJS-H

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
May 29, 2020, 8:13 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

XJS-G and XJS-H are experimental small satellites which will be used for Earth observation.


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Kuaizhou-1A | Xingyun-2 01, 02

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
May 12, 2020, 1:16 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

Xingyun-2 01 and 02 are the first two satellites of the planned low Earth orbit constellation being built by Xingyun Satellite company, whichi is a subsidiary of CASIC. These satellites will be used to provide Internet of Things (IoT) communications services. Xingyun constellation is planned to consist of 156 satellites in total.


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