China's space tracking ship Yuanwang-3 sets sail for new voyage

China Military Online
Chen Zhuo
2023-03-02 17:49:14

BEIJING, March 2 -- Yuanwang-3, China’s indigenous second-generation space tracking ship, left the home port of China Satellite Maritime Tracking and Control Department (CSMTC) for the new mission on March 2. Over the past 20 years, Yuanwang-3 has sailed more than 60 times and completed more than 100 maritime monitoring tasks for spacecraft including the Shenzhou spaceships, Chang'e lunar probes and BeiDou satellites with a 100% success rate.

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