Long March 2D
Shiyan 6, Jiading-1 (OKW-1) & others

Long March 2D | Shiyan 6, Jiading-1 (OKW-1) & others

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

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2D rocket as part of the Shiyan 6, Jiading-1 (OKW-1) & others mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Mon, Nov 19th, 2018, 6:33 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 Long March 2D and experience the excitement for yourself.


Shiyan 6, Jiading-1 (OKW-1) & others

Shiyan 6 is the main payload of the launch and is reported to be used for "space environment measurements and related technical tests". It was launched along with 4 small satellites, among which are a China's first privately designed low Earth orbit communications satellite Jiading-1 and China's first software-based satellite Tianzhi-1.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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

Jiuquan, 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 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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