News Listings for Xichang

  • Chinese Long March successfully puts communications satellite into orbit

    News | 03 May 2013 10:10 | Zach Rosenberg

    A Long March 3B successfully launched on 1 May from Xichang in Sichuan Province, China.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chinese-Long-March-successfully-puts-communications-satellite-into-orbit-385450/
  • Air China launches five new domestic services

    News | 21 Nov 2012 04:14 | Firdaus Hashim

    <p>Air China launched five new domestic services on 28 October.</p><p>It now operates four times weekly services on the Beijing-Zunyi and Hangzhou-Nanning routes,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-China-launches-five-new-domestic-services-379281/
  • China launches 16th Beidou satellite

    News | 26 Oct 2012 11:02 | Zach Rosenberg

    <p>China has launched its 16th Beidou navigation satellite from the Xichang launch site in central China. The launch was successful, according to Chinese state...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/China-launches-16th-Beidou-satellite-378131/
  • VIDEO: China's lunar sample return, spacewalk and space station docking concepts revealed

    News | 18 Aug 2007 10:02 | Rob Coppinger

    Flightglobal has obtained a promotional video from Chinese aerospace prime contractor China Academy of Space Technology that shows computer generated video images of the country's first spacewalk, a lunar sample return rocket launching and...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Chinas-lunar-sample-return-spacewalk-and-space-station-docking-concepts-revealed-214336/
  • Spaceflight picture of the week: 28 July 2006

    News | 28 Jul 2006 00:00

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  • In orbit

    News | 03 May 2005 00:00

    <p>* Germany is to launch two geosynchronous military communications satellites by 2009, under the €1 billion SatcomBw Stage 2 programme. An EADS and ND SatCom team has been selected for negotiations over a consortium of T-Systems, OHB-System and Thales.</p> <p>* NASA has delayed launch of the STS 114/Discovery Space Shuttle return-to-flight by a week to no earlier than 22 May "to review processing and other issues".</p> <p>* NASA will search for signs of the ill-fated Beagle 2 lander once its Mars reconnaissance orbiter arrives at the planet in 2006, using its high-resolution camera and imaging spectrometer.</p> <p>* Space Systems/Loral has signed a contract with ICO Satellite Management to build a 2GHz mobile communications satellite. The company is already building the first of two satellites for TerreStar Networks – the other company licensed to provide 2GHz mobile satellite services throughout the USA.</p> <p>* China Satellite Communications has awarded Alcatel Space a contrachttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-orbit-197480/