China News Service, Beijing, December 30th (Ma Shuaisha) At 0:43 on December 30th, Beijing time, China successfully delivered the communication technology test satellite No. 9 with the Long March 3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. track.
So far, China Aerospace's 2021 space launch mission has successfully concluded. The number of space launches throughout the year has reached 55, ranking first in the world. The annual number of launches of the Long March series of carrier rockets has reached 48 times, a record high.
According to statistics, in 2021, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Aerospace Launch will start the "super mode". The Long March series of carrier rockets will launch 48 times per year, the highest in history. The launch success rate is 100%. Hundreds of spacecraft will be sent. Into space.
At the same time, China has reached 55 aerospace launches throughout the year, ranking first in the world.
The communication technology test satellite No. 9 launched this time was developed by the Fifth Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, and is mainly used to carry out multi-band, high-speed satellite communication technology verification.
This is the 51st spacecraft that the Fifth Academy will develop and successfully launch in 2021. The number of spacecraft launched by the Academy has exceeded the "50" mark for the first time.
The Long March IIIB carrier rocket for this mission was developed by the First Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, and successfully executed the opening and closing battles of China's aerospace launch mission in 2021.
This is also the 12th launch of the Long March 3A series of carrier rockets this year, with 12 battles and 12 victories, successfully sending more than 60 tons of payload into space. The total weight of the annual launch payload ranks first among Chinese carrier rockets.
This mission is the 405th flight of the Long March series of carrier rockets.