Jul 06, 2011

China to launch an experimental satellite in coming days

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China’s Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Tuesday said it will lauch an experimental orbiter in China’s Shi-Jian satellite series in coming days.

The orbiter, SJ-11-03, will be boosted by China’s indigenous Long-March II-C rocket at an appropriate launch window, said a press release provided by the center.

Currently, the orbiter and rocket are in good condition and all preparations for the launch are going smoothly, said the press release which gives no further details.

Xinhua
Spacedaily