Yaogan 28 is successfully launched by Long March 4B

by | Nov 9, 2015 | China, Launches, Military space | 0 comments

A Yaogan 28 satellite was successfully launched b China’s Long March 4B launch vehicle launched from the Taiyuan launch site.  The launch took place at 0706 GMT on 8 November 2015.  Officially the spacecraft is  for scientific experiments, land survey, crop yield assessment, and disaster monitoring.  However it is assessed by independent analysts as being  used for military purposes an is probably the third Jianbing-11, 4th generation of electro-optical satellites which uses a Phoenix-Eye 2 bus built by CAST.

 

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