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Jilin-1 & others

Long March 11

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Jilin-1 & others

Type: Earth Science

The first sea launch of Long March 11 rocket. It carries 7 satellites, which include a new high-resolution Earth observation satellite Jilin-1 and several test satellites, verifying such technologies as sea surface wind measuring and satellite interlink communication.

Location

Mobile launch platform

Sea Launch

9 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Mobile launch platform, Sea Launch

Rocket

Long March 11

Length: 20 meters
Diameter: 2 meters

The Long March 11 rocket has been launched a total of 11 times with 11 successful and 0 failed launches.

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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