Long March 2C | Haiyang 1C

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 Haiyang 1C mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Thu, Sep 6th, 2018, 11:15 PM EDT from Unknown Pad Taiyuan, 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

Unknown Pad

Taiyuan, 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.