China launches its most powerful rocket for the first time – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Chang Zheng 5/YZ-2; Payload: Shijian 17; Date: 3 November 2016, 1243 UTC; Launch site: Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre, China. During its successful inaugural flight, the new rocket put the YZ-2 upper stage and the experimental satellite into the targeted orbit. Apparently, the YZ-2 then deployed Shijian-17 into geosynchronous orbit.

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