Long March 11 | Jilin-1 & others

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

Launch Status
Success

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 11 rocket as part of the Jilin-1 & others mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Wed, Jun 5th, 2019, 12:06 AM EDT from Mobile launch platform, Yellow Sea. 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

Jilin-1 & others

The first sea launch of Long March 11 rocket. It carries 7 satellites, which include a new high-resolution Earth observation satellite Jilin-1 and several test satellites, verifying such technologies as sea surface wind measuring and satellite interlink communication.

Location

Mobile launch platform, Yellow Sea

Sea Launch
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Rocket

Long March 11

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.