Long March 2D | SuperView-1 (Gaojing 1-03 & Gaojing 1-04)

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

Launch Status

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2D rocket as part of the SuperView-1 (Gaojing 1-03 & Gaojing 1-04) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Mon, Jan 8th, 2018, 10:24 PM EST from Launch Complex 9, Taiyuan. 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.


SuperView-1 (Gaojing 1-03 & Gaojing 1-04)

These two satellites, also known as SuperView-2 constellation, are remote sensing satellites to operate in a 500 km sun-synchronous orbit. This is a second pair of such satellites to be launched for the SuperView company. They are capable of providing imagery with 0.5 m panchromatic resolution and 2 m multispectral resolution.


Launch Complex 9, Taiyuan

Taiyuan, 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.

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for the Chinese space program. It is state-owned and has a number of subordinate entities which design, develop and manufacture a range of spacecraft, launch vehicles, strategic and tactical missile systems, and ground equipment. It was officially established in July 1999 as part of a Chinese government reform drive, having previously been one part of the former China Aerospace Corporation. Various incarnations of the program date back to 1956.