China outlines breakthrough in satellite launch technology


China sent 5 new satellites into space on Saturday, a launch that noted a new technological breakthrough for a country.

A locally finished Long March-11 conduit rocket took off from a seashore of a East China Sea with 5 Jilin-1 Gaofen satellites, a initial time China finished a “one-stop” sea launch, state-run daily Global Times reported.

All compulsory processes were finished on site during a Haiyang Oriental Aerospace Port in Haiyang in a eastern Shandong province.

“In prior seaborne launch missions, a rocket indispensable to finish one public exam before being ecstatic to a pier, and accept another exam after it arrives, and a routine was comparatively complicated,” pronounced Li Tongyu, commander-in-chief of a Long Mar rocket type.

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The news explained that a Haiyang pier “supports a rocket to be assembled, tested, docked with a satellites, and installed on a launch vessel in usually a few hours.”

“In this way, it saves a substantial volume of credentials time by streamlining a process, and significantly reduces a cost,” Li said.

The Long March-11 rocket, that is able of both land and sea launches, has “achieved 10 uninterrupted successful land launches and 3 successful sea launches,” a news added.