Chinese Spaceports

2017 – Chinese Spaceports – Snapshot

In 2017, China continued using its four spaceports for orbital launches: Jiuquan, Taiyuan, Wenchang, and Xichang. The spaceports were involved in a total of 18 launch attempts. Jiuquan and Xichang…

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2012 – Chinese Spaceports

China is also in the process of building a new spaceport, the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center (WSLC), on the Chinese island of Hainan, in the South China Sea. It will…

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2013 – Chinese Spaceports

China’s new spaceport is the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, located on the southern Chinese island of Hainan. Building the spaceport on the island offers two advantages over China’s current spaceports.…

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2014 – Chinese Spaceports

China is rumored to have completed its newest spaceport, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center. Located on the coast of the southern Chinese island of Hainan, the spaceport will be able to receive…

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2015 – Chinese Spaceports – Snapshot

China’s orbital space launch activities are conducted through three spaceports: Xichang, Jiuquan, and Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centers.[efn_note]“Launch Site.” China Great Wall Industry Corporation. (accessed February 16, 2016)[/efn_note] Nearly 50%…

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