Long March 4B | Zi Yuan 1-02C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 4B Rocket

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 4B rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Wed, Dec 21st, 2011, 10:26 PM EST from Launch Complex 7, Taiyuan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Location

Launch Complex 7, Taiyuan

Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 4

The Long March 4B (Chinese: 长征四号乙火箭), also known as the Chang Zheng 4B, CZ-4B and LM-4B is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. Launched from Launch Complex 1 at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, it is a 3-stage rocket, used mostly to place satellites into low Earth and sun synchronous orbits.

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.