Chinese data relay satellite TianLian-1C is launched successfully on a Long March 3C

by | Jul 26, 2012 | China, Satellites, Seradata News | 0 comments

At 1545 on 25 July, the Chinese data relay communications satellite TianLian-1C has been launched on its way to geostationary Earth orbit (GEO) by a Long March 3C (CZ-3C) launch vehicle flying out of Xichang.   The TianLian satellites are viewed by western space experts as being equivalent to NASA’s TDRS data relay satellites.

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