Long March 2C | 3 x Yaogan-30

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

Launch Status
Success

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2 rocket as part of the 3 x Yaogan-30 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Thu, Jan 25th, 2018, 12:39 AM EST from Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 2 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2

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.