16 Apr, 2024
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Queqiao will execute transition to EML2; Longjiang-1 & 2 microsatellites might be lost

On May 20, the Long March 4C rocket was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China carrying Queqiao, a relay communication satellite and two microsatellites called DSLWP-A & B, also known as Longjiang-1 and Longjiang-2. All the satellites aboard the Long March 4C rocket were programmed to follow standard trajectory correction maneuver en route […]

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China’s Queqiao relay satellite brakes near the Moon; It will enter the halo orbit soon

Launched on Monday, China’s relay satellite has finally reached near the moon and has successfully entered into a series of transitions before it is positioned at the desired orbit. According to the official statement released by the China National Space Administration, Queqiao – China’s relay satellite, braked near the moon and now, it will follow […]