Long March 2C
China launched a group of classified Yaogan-30 satellites and one commercial satellite on a Long March 2C rocket early Friday.
China launched a seventh group of Yaogan-30 reconnaissance satellites Oct. 26, marking the country’s 31st launch of 2020.
China launched the Haiyang-1D ocean observation satellite Wednesday with the country’s 13th orbital launch of a busy 2020.
Launch of a Long March 2C from Xichang last week included a first use of grid fins by China to minimize the threat posed by the spent first stage to populated areas downrange.