China's successfully launched its fourth geosynchronous orbit data relay satellite

At Beijing time 23:24 on November 22nd, the Tianlian I-04 Satellite was successfully launched on a Long March-3C rocket from China s Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The Tianlian I-04 satellite is Chi


China's first commercial AIS satellite to be launched

China plans to launch the first commercial Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite HEAD-1 the Long March 4C rocket next year from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. AIS system is an importan (2017-01-06)

US launched a new generation of geostationary weather satellite GOES-R

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched the new generation of geostationary weather satellites GOES-R from Cape Canaveral, Florida on November 19 th local time. The new satellite is (2017-01-01)

Japan will launch cosmic radiation detection satellites

According to the Kyodo news service, Japan s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced that the second Epsilon Launch Vehicle with Exploration of Energisation and Radiat (2016-12-31)

China successfully launched Yunhai-1 satellite

At Beijing time 12:14 on November 12th, China successfully sent into space the Yunhai-1 satellite carried by a Long March-2D rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. Yunhai-1 satellite will be mai (2016-12-30)

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

China s domestically-produced satellite navigation system BeiDou is said to have made significant progress on its accuracy.