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China’s Long March 4C rocket today launched an Earth observation remote sensing satellite.
I think I need to put together an outline of all of China’s operational rockets. The 4C appears to be similar to the 4B, but knowing how it differs from their other rockets, and why they have each, would be helpful information.
The leaders in the 2018 launch standings:
China has once again pulled ahead of the U.S., 14-13, in the national standings.