Long March 11
Xiaoxiang-1, XPNAV-1 & 3 others.

Long March 11 | Xiaoxiang-1, XPNAV-1 & 3 others.

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 11 Rocket

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 11 rocket as part of the Xiaoxiang-1, XPNAV-1 & 3 others. mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission was on Tue, Nov 8th, 2016, 6:42 PM EST from Unknown Pad, Jiuquan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Xiaoxiang-1, XPNAV-1 & 3 others.

XPNAV-1 (X-Ray Pulsar Navigation) is the first ever satellite to test the technology of spacecraft navigation by using signals from X-ray pulsars. It is launched along with the Xiaoxiang 1 cubsat and several other small satellites.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Unknown Pad, Jiuquan

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 11

China National Space Administration

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of the People's Republic of China. It is responsible for the national space program and for planning and development of space activities. CNSA and China Aerospace Corporation (CASC) assumed the authority over space development efforts previously held by the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. The CNSA has many launch sites around China with their orbital sites located in Jiuquan, Xichang, Taiyuan and Wenchang.

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