Long March 3B/E
Tiantong 1-01

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 3B/E Rocket

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 3B/E rocket as part of the Tiantong1-01 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Aug 5th, 2016, 12:15 PM from Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 3B/E and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Tiantong1-01

Tiantong1-01 is a mobile telecommunications satellite developed by Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CASC) and will be operated by China Satcom to provide around the clock coverage in China, Middle East, Africa, the Pacific Ocean & Indian Ocean.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
China National Space Administration

Rocket

Long March 3B/E

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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