Long March 3A
Fengyun-2H

Long March 3A | Fengyun-2H

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 3A rocket as part of the Fengyun-2H mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Jun 5th, 2018, 8:59 AM EDT from Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Fengyun-2H

Fengyun is China's meteorogical satellite program. It includes polar-orbiting and geostationary spacecrafts. Fengyun-2H is a geostationary satellite expected to operate in orbit for about 5 years.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center

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

Rocket

Long March 3A

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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