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Kuaizhou-1A rocket
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Jilin-1-02D | Kuaizhou-1A

ExPace, a division of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), is launching the Gaofen-02D Earth observation satellite on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket. The Gaofen-02D satellite will join the Jilin-1 constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit.
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Tianwen 1 | Long March 5

It's that season! With a previous United Arab Emirates launch to Mars and NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 mission, China has decided to join the party! We have a unique window of opportunity where the orbits of Earth and Mars line up perfectly! Tianwen 1 consists of an orbiter, lander and rover. After a previous failed attempt, this will mark China's first time attempting to land on Mars! It will also be the first non US-American or Soviet/Russian rover on the surface of Mars.
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Beidou 3 G3 | Long March 3B

China is sending the final BeiDou version three navigation satellite into a geosynchronous orbit on their Long March 3B rocket. This will complete building the third generation Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS). Similar to the American Global Positioning System (GPS), BDS is a Chinese satellite constellation that provides users with positioning data. 
A Long March 2C launching a previous Yaogan mission in 2018
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Yaogan-30-06 | Long March 2C

China is launching a reconnaissance satellite (one of a series all called Yaogan) to Low Earth Orbit on March 24 on a Long March 2C rocket. Long March 2C is a regular vehicle used by China from 1982 up until the present day. Yaogan (literally meaning "remote sensing satellite") is a family of satellites in various orbits, conducting a mixture of optical, synthetic-aperture radar, and other unknown (but probably electronic intelligence gathering) sensing.
Long March 3b night time launch
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Beidou-3 G2 | Long March 3B

China is sending yet another BeiDou navigation satellite into a geosynchronous orbit on their Long March 3B rocket. This will continue to build the Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS). Similar to the American Global Positioning System (GPS), BDS is a Chinese satellite constellation that provides users with positioning data.