Long March 2D | Tansat (CarbonSat)

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 2D Rocket

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2D rocket as part of the Tansat (CarbonSat) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Wed, Dec 21st, 2016, 2:11 PM EST from Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603), Jiuquan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 2D and experience the excitement for yourself.


Tansat (CarbonSat)

Tansat is a global CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) monitoring scientific experiment satellite and demonstration mission. The main components of the project are: The global carbon dioxide monitoring platform. A high spectral and spatial resolution CO2 detector. A multispectral cloud and aerosol detector. And a ground data processing and inversion CO2 verification system.


Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603), Jiuquan

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China


Long March 2D

The Long March 2D, also known as the Chang Zheng 2D, CZ-2D and LM-2D, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is a 2-stage carrier rocket mainly used for launching LEO and SSO satellites.

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