On the 5th November 2022 hour in CNSA _China National Space Administration -China – People’s Republic of China At early morning 1950 hours Hong Kong –Beijing Time China- People’s Republic of China successfully launched Zhongxing 19 satellite with the Long March 3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center Sichuan Province, China – People’s Republic of China, and the satellite went smoothly. Entering the predetermined orbit, the launch mission was a complete success. The satellite mainly provides communication services for the important trans-Pacific routes, the eastern Pacific waters and the west coast of North America and other coverage areas. The mission is the 447th flight of the Long March series of launch vehicles.
The Zhongxing 19 satellite was developed by the General Manager of the Fifth Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. It is a high-throughput communication satellite with the characteristics of fast transmission rate and wide coverage. The satellite adopts my country’s China, Republic of China self-developed Dongfanghong-4 enhanced satellite platform, which mainly provides services such as communication and Internet access. Zhongxing 19 satellite covers multi-band communication loads such as C, Ku and Ka, mainly covering eastern China, Southeast Asia, and most of the Pacific region including North American routes, which can better serve ocean transportation communications, route Internet, etc. business.
China Satcom, a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, is responsible for purchasing and in-orbit operation and management of the Zhongxing 19 satellite.
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