Long March 11
Hongyun-1

Long March 11 | Hongyun-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 11 Rocket

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 11 rocket as part of the Hongyun-1 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Dec 21st, 2018, 6:46 PM EST from Unknown Pad, Jiuquan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 11 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Hongyun-1

Hongyun is planned constellation of 156 low Earth orbit communications satellites by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC). Hongyun-1 is a technology demonstration satellite.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Unknown Pad, Jiuquan

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 11

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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