First Apstar high-throughput satellite launched – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3B/G2 (Y64); Payload: Apstar 6D; Date: 9 July 2020, 1210 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. After half hour flight, Apstar-6D separated from the rocket’s third stage, completed the first deployment of the solar array, and entered into geostationary transfer orbit.

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