Long March 3C
Tianlian 1-04

Long March 3C | Tianlian 1-04

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

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 3C rocket as part of the Tianlian 1-04 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Tue Nov 22nd 2016 10:18 AM from Launch Complex 2 (LC-2), 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 3C and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Tianlian 1-04

Tianlian 1 is a Chinese data tracking and relay communications satellite series. Tianlian 1-04 is the fourth satellite in the constellation. It provides communication coverage for the crewed Shenzhou missions, from Shenzhou 7 onwards. Functionally, it is similar to the United States Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRS).

Location

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2), Xichang Satellite Launch Center

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 3C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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