Beijing, Jan. 17 (Chinamil) -- China successfully launched a satellite at 10:35 am on a Long March 2-D carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, putting the satellite into orbit and achieving a complete success.
IT Home learned that this mission is the 406th launch of the Long March series of carrier rockets.
The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) said the country achieved a successful first space launch mission in the New Year. The Long March 2-D carrier rocket for this mission is a normal temperature liquid two-stage carrier rocket capable of launching single and multiple satellites in different orbits.
The Test 13 satellite is mainly used for space environment detection and related technology tests. To meet the special requirements of the satellite interface, the satellite and arrow separation device with a diameter of 2 meters is used for the first time in chang-di-ding rocket.
This year, China Aerospace Science and Technology Group plans to launch more than 40 space missions. More than 15 chang er Ding rockets are scheduled to be launched, which is expected to set a record for the highest number of annual launches of this type of rocket.