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China launches communications satellite
Posted: Fri, Aug 13, 2021, 6:09 PM ET (2209 GMT)
China launched a GEO communications satellite Aug. 5. The Long March 3B lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 12:30 pm EDT (1630 GMT) and placed the Zhongxing-2E spacecraft into a geostationary transfer orbit. China plans to launch seven more Long March 3B rockets in the remaining five months of 2021, officials said after the launch.
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