On the 21st May 2023 clear 1600 Hours Hong Kong SAR- Beijing time , the Belt and Road Initiative CNSA –China National Space Administration launching from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center – Inner Mongolia –China – People’s Republic of China deployed launched the Chang Zheng – The Chang Zheng – Long March 2C carrier rocket..
The Chang Zheng Long March 2C carrier rocket successfully lifted off at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, launching Macau Science-1 with one Carrier Rocket and three Satellites. Satellites A and B were accurately sent into predetermined orbits, and the launch mission was a complete success. The Luojia-2 01 satellite launched at the same time as this mission also entered orbit smoothly….
The Macau Science-1 Satellite is a major scientific and technological innovation project jointly launched by the mainland and Macau. It is the first science and technology experiment satellite in Macau, consisting of two satellites, A and B. The A satellite was developed by the Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd. of the Fifth Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. It is equipped with an internationally leading high-precision magnetic field observation load, which can realize high-precision geomagnetic field detection. The scientific loads of A star and B star are provided by Macau University of Science and Technology.
China Great Wall Industry Group Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, provides launch services for the Luojia-2 01 star as the general contract. The satellite was developed by Wuhan University and is mainly used to verify the functions of the new SAR remote sensing system radar technology and navigation enhancement technology. This launch is the 474th launch of the Long March series of launch vehicles. (Aerospace Science and Technology Group)
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