China Launches Eighth Trio Of Yaogan-30 Reconnaissance Sats

Long March 5B
Credit: Chinese Ministry of National Defense
MOSCOW—China launched the eighth trio of Yaogan-30 electronic reconnaissance satellites on a Long March 2C two-stage rocket at 2:11 p.m. EDT on May 6 from Xichang spaceport in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) confirmed that the satellites...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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