Long March 11
China successfully launches satellites from ocean-going platform
Two Chinese launches deploy satellites for Earth-imaging, tech demonstrations
Five Chinese smallsats launched by Long March 11 rocket
China’s first sea launch declared a success
China’s Long March 11 rocket lofts Earth-imaging and tech demo satellites
China launches two more Long March rockets; another possible before end of year
China’s space program is sprinting toward the end of the year by extending the country’s record-breaking launch rate, with two more space missions lifting off in the last week carrying a pathfinder for a planned constellation of Internet satellites and a mysterious payload heading for geostationary orbit. At least one more Long March rocket is set to lift off Saturday to close out 2018.