Russia launches Glonass M59 navsat

Russia launches Glonass M59 navsat

Russia launched the Glonass M59 satellite navigation satellitle into medium Earth orbit on a Soyuz 2-1B Fregat M launch vehicle at 0854 GMT on 11 December 2019 from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia. The satellite will be placed into plane 1 slot 4 of the...
China launches Gaofen 12 radarsat

China launches Gaofen 12 radarsat

China has launched the Gaofen 12 syntheric aperture radar (SAR) satellite using a Long March 4C (CZ-4C) rocket at 2352 GMT on 27 November 2019.  The spacecraft launch occurred from Taiyuan launch site.  According to US Space Command the spacecraft is in 595 x 599 km x...