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3 x Yaogan-30

Long March 2C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

3 x Yaogan-30

Type: Government/Top Secret

The Yaogan-30 is a series of military remote sensing satellites which are launched in triplets. The satellites are spaced by 120° in their orbit.

Location

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

180 rockets have launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China.

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2C – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 2
Length: 42 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 233 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3850 kg

The Long March 2C was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1982-09-09. Long March 2C has 53 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 54 launches. The Long March 2C is a family of expendable launch vehicles made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine.

Agency

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC
Administration: Chairman & 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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