At 16:00 on December 29, at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, the Long March 2 Ding Launch Vehicle/Expedition No. 3 vacated and successfully launched seven satellites into the orbit.
This is also the 297th launch in the history of the Long March series of launch vehicles. It is also the 37th time this year, far exceeding the number of previous annual launches in China, setting a record high.
At this point, China's space launch in 2018 ended successfully, with a total of 39 completions. Except for the first private rocket, the Blue Arrow Space, Suzaku No. 1, all succeeded. At the same time, it surpassed the United States for the first time and ranked first in the world.