Re: Chinese satellite launch

From: Mgr. CSc. Antonín Vítek (AVitek@seznam.cz)
Date: Thu Nov 12 2009 - 14:30:03 UTC

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    < China has launched a satellite, objects are 36088/9. (Found it first on 
    < Calsky so am not violating the Space-Track user agreement :-)
    < 
    < I can't find any confirmation of details at this stage, but am I correct 
    < that this is probably ShiJian X1-01 and its Long March rocket as per:
    < 
    
    According to Xinhua News Agency launch SJ-11-01 occured on 2009-11-12 02:45 UTC (10:45 local i.e. Beijing time).
    
    Only in Chinese yet:
    
    http://news.xinhuanet.com/photo/2009-11/12/content_12443886.htm
    
    Machine translation:
    
    At 10:45 on November 12, China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the "long march II C" carrier rocket successfully "practice on the 11th 01 Stars" into space. "Practice on the 11th 01 Stars" by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation-owned Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Company developed and manufactured, mainly for space science and technology experiments. Xinhua News Agency issued (Xu Hai-Han Chang)
    
    Chart: China's successful launch of the "practice on the 11th 01 Star" Xinhua News Agency issued 
    
    Xinhua Jiuquan November 12 (Xinhua Tang Zhenyu, Li Qinghua) at 10:45 on the 12th, China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the "long march II C" carrier rocket successfully "practice on the 11th 01 Star" into space . 
    
    "Practice on the 11th 01 Stars" by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation-owned Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Company developed and manufactured, mainly for space science and technology experiments.
    
      
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