Hevelius launch successful.

On 19 August at 5:15 the second satellite of the BRITE-PL project, "Hevelius" was successfully launched into Earth orbit.

The launch took place from the Chinese spaceport „Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center” on the Long March-4B rocket. 14 minutes after launch, the satellite disconnected itself from the rocket and went into orbit at a height of 630km above the Earth. All communication tests with the satellite succeeded. Congratulations!


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