Kaituozhe-2
Tiankun-1

Kaituozhe-2 | Tiankun-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Kaituozhe-2 Rocket

Watch Launch Video

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Kaituozhe-2 rocket as part of the Tiankun-1 mission. The launch window for the Test Flight mission was on Thu, Mar 2nd, 2017, 6:45 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 Kaituozhe-2 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Tiankun-1

This is the maiden launch of Kaitouzhe-2 rocket. Tiankun-1 is a new technology test satellite developed and built by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation and it will be launched into a Sun-synchronous orbit.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Kaituozhe

China National Space Administration

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of the People's Republic of China. It is responsible for the national space program and for planning and development of space activities. CNSA and China Aerospace Corporation (CASC) assumed the authority over space development efforts previously held by the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. The CNSA has many launch sites around China with their orbital sites located in Jiuquan, Xichang, Taiyuan and Wenchang.

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