China successfully launches its first solar observatory – The Clare People
China successfully launches its first solar observatory
Around 7 am 40 (Brasilia time ) this Thursday morning (14), China held its orbital launch, successfully installing its first solar observatory, the H-alpha Solar, in Earth’s orbit Explorer, and more satellites aboard the Long March 2D rocket. The vehicle took off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the north of the country.
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The H-alpha Solar Explorer, the main payload of the launch, is the China’s first solar observatory, based on a sun-synchronized orbit, at about 517 km …
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