Long March 2C | Shijian 10-02

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

Launch Status
Success

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2C rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Fri, Jul 29th, 2011, 3:42 AM EDT 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 2

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.