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Hangtian Tsinghua 1-02

Kaituozhe-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Hangtian Tsinghua 1-02

Type: Earth Science

Tsinghua-1 or Hangtian Qinghua 1 is the first demonstrator for the Disaster Monitoring Constellation and carries multi-spectral Earth imaging cameras providing 39-meter nadir ground resolution in 3 spectral bands.

Location

Unknown Pad

Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China

108 rockets have launched from Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China.

Unknown Pad, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Kaituozhe-1 – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Kaituozhe
Length: 18 m
Diameter: 2 m
Launch Mass: 20 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 100 kg

The Kaituozhe-1 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2001-09-15. Kaituozhe-1 has 0 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. A small solid fueled launch vehicle based on the road mobile DF-21 IRBM with an additional upper stage.

Agency

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC
Administration: Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei
Founded: 1999
Launchers: Long March

Country: CHN

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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