Long March 3B
Fengyun-4A

Long March 3B | Fengyun-4A

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

Watch the Launch Video

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 3B rocket as part of the Fengyun-4A mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Sat Dec 10th 2016 11:05 AM from Unknown, 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 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Fengyun-4A

Fengyun-4A (also known as FY-4A) is the first unit of the improved meteorological satellites series. Besides its main meteorological mission, it is also capable of solar observations for better space weather monitoring capabilites. The satellite is expected to operate for 5 years.

Location

Unknown, Xichang Satellite Launch Center

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

Rocket

Long March 3B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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