Feng Bao 1
Seventh Ministry of Machine Building Industry
Type: Government/Top Secret
Experimental Chinese satellite
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Launch Area 2B
Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China
187 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China.
Feng Bao 1 – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
- Family: Feng Bao
- Length: 33 m
- Diameter: 3.35 m
- Launch Mass: 191 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 2500 kg
The Feng Bao 1 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1972-08-10. Feng Bao 1 has 4 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 8 launches. The Feng Bao 1 was a Chinese carrier rocket launched between 1972 and 1981. It was replaced by the nearly identical Long March 2, which had been developed at the same time for political reasons related to China’s Cultural Revolution.
Seventh Ministry of Machine Building Industry – CASC
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: CASC
- Founded: 1964
- Country: CHN
Chinese governmental entity in charge of space research from November 1964 to April 1982.