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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 2D | Shiyan Weixing 5
Long March 2D | Shiyan Weixing 5

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2D rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Sun, Nov 24th, 2013, 9:12 PM EST from Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603), Jiuquan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Location

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.

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.

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