Rocket doubleheader: China launches 2 satellite missions 40 hours apart (video)

9/26/2022 8:13:00 PM

The nation's busy spaceflight year continues.

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Rocket doubleheader: China launches 2 satellite missions 40 hours apart (video)

The nation's busy spaceflight year continues.

(opens in new tab)China just launched two missions less than 40 hours apart, sending three satellites to Earth orbit. The action began on Saturday (Sept. 24) at 6:55 p.m. EDT (2255 GMT; 6:55 a.m. Beijing time on Sept. 25), when acarrying the Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 spacecraft lifted off from northern China's Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

The 65-foot-tall (20 meters) Kuaizhou-1A successfully delivered thepair to orbit, where they will perform a variety of work, according to Chinese media reports.Related:A Kuaizhou-1A solid rocket carrying the Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 spacecraft lifts off from northern China's Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on Sept. 24, 2022.

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(opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) China just launched two missions less than 40 hours apart, sending three satellites to Earth orbit.September 24, 2022 at 9:52 pm EDT Expand Spy Satellite In this photo released by United Launch Alliance, a classified satellite for the U.Associated Press September 24, 2022, 6:41 PM Updated: September 24, 2022, 9:52 PM In this photo released by United Launch Alliance, a classified satellite for the U.AP Sep 25, 2022, 02:57 PM EDT In this photo released by United Launch Alliance, a classified satellite for the U.

  The action began on Saturday (Sept. 24) at 6:55 p. National Reconnaissance Office is launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday, Sept.m. 24, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California's Santa Barbara County. EDT (2255 GMT; 6:55 a. It was the last launch of a Delta 4 from the West Coast.m. (United Launch Alliance via AP) via Associated Press satellite for the U.

Beijing time on Sept. — (AP) — A classified satellite for the U. – A classified satellite for the U. 25), when a carrying the Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 spacecraft lifted off from northern China's Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. The 65-foot-tall (20 meters) Kuaizhou-1A successfully delivered the pair to orbit, where they will perform a variety of work, according to Chinese media reports. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday. Related: A Kuaizhou-1A solid rocket carrying the Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 spacecraft lifts off from northern China's Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on Sept. The NROL-91 spy satellite lifted off at 3:25 p. 24, 2022.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California’s Santa Barbara County.

(Image credit: CCTV) "The Shiyan-14 will mainly be used to conduct scientific experiments and verify new technologies, while the Shiyan-15 will provide data in the fields of land survey, urban planning and disaster prevention and mitigation," the state-run media outlet Xinhua (opens in new tab) (Sept. 25). It was the last launch of a Delta 4 from the West Coast. It was the last launch of a Delta 4 from the West Coast. The launch was the 18th overall for the Kuaizhou-1A, which is operated by the Chinese company ExPace. That doesn't mean the Kuaizhou-1A is a private rocket, however — not in the Western sense, anyway. The Delta IV Heavy configuration first launched in December 2004. ExPace is a subsidiary of the huge, state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation. This was the 387th flight of a Delta rocket since 1960 and the 95th and final launch from Vandenberg. The National Reconnaissance Office is the government agency in charge of developing, building, launching and maintaining U.

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