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Rocket launches worldwide in 2024: All details and background information about the Long March 2D launch

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Rocket launches worldwide in 2024: All details and background information about the Long March 2D launch

Here on News.de we keep you up to date with the latest information about upcoming and past rocket launches and NASA missions. You can find out here which manned and unmanned space flights have started, are about to take place and which mission the Long March 2D is on.

This information is known about the launch of Long March 2D:

The last start time window for the Long March 2D is currently Saturday, April 20, 2024. The rocket is supposed to go off between 11:34 p.m. and 11:55 p.m.

Status: The launch vehicle has successfully delivered its payload(s) to the target orbit(s).

The launch service provider of the Long March 2D is the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. This is a government service provider.

Over this link You can see where the rocket was stationed on Google Maps. The location is Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, more precisely: Launch Complex 3 (LC-3/LA-1). A total of 204 flights have taken off from here so far. The specific location currently has a total of 91 completed launches. You can find out more information about the location here.

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What is the mission of Long March 2D?

The Long March 2D flight is a government flight with the attribute “Top Secret”.

The Yaogan 42-02 is a Chinese military “remote sensing satellite” of unknown purpose.

The Long March 2D starts its mission in the low earth orbit. This is located at an altitude of 200 to 2,000 kilometers. LEO railways have the lowest energy consumption and are the easiest to reach. Spacecraft take about 100 minutes to orbit the Earth and can travel at about 7 km/s. Radio contact with a ground station lasts a maximum of 15 minutes per circuit. Low Earth orbit is primarily used for manned space travel, but also for spy satellites, astronomical satellites, as well as earth exploration and weather satellites, amateur radio satellites, global communications systems and research and technology testing satellites.

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All information about Long March 2D | Yaogan 42-02 at a glance:

RocketLong March 2DFull nameLong March 2DLaunch service providerChina Aerospace Science and Technology CorporationMission nameYaogan 42-02Mission typeGovernment flight in the category “Top Secret”Launch time04/20/2024OrbitLow-Earth orbitStatusSuccessfully launchedLandCHNLocationXichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

The last time this information was updated is: 21.04.2024at 5:07 a.m.

+++ Editorial note: This text was generated based on current data from “The Space Devs” and will be updated as necessary. If you have any comments or questions, please contact [email protected]. +++

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