Long March 2D | SaudiSat 5A & 5B

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 SaudiSat 5A & 5B mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Thu, Dec 6th, 2018, 11:04 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.

Mission

SaudiSat 5A & 5B

SaudiSat 5A and 5B are Earth observation satellites developed by KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology). They share the launch with several microsatellites for private Chinese companies.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

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.

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