China launches its 1st MEO broadband communication satellite

10 May 2024
2024-05-10 16:15

China launched a Long March-3B carrier rocket on Thursday morning to deploy a new satellite into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern China's Sichuan Province.

The satellite, named Smart SkyNet-1 01, is China's first medium Earth orbit communication satellite. The mission marked the 521st flight of the Long March carrier rocket series.

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