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Geely Constellation Group 01

Long March 2C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Geely Constellation Group 01

Type: Communications

9 LEO communications satellites for Chinese car manufacturer Geely Automotive for testing autonomous driving/inter-vehicle communication services. They also carry payload for ocean observation.

Location

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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

171 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 51 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 52 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: 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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

? its launch time but not sure if it went up.?
No video footage at this stage >?
Good luck.

Ken &; Judy O
Ken &; Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

All went well.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Ken &; Judy O' Neill
28 days ago

P.S did not see a thing of the launch however.!

Tse, B.K.
Tse, B.K.
9 days ago

.inq: the june 21st ExPace launch preceded Afghanistan’s quake suspiciously, along with that of Yemen and Russia; right along the fault lines that surround the launch site, beginning with that in PRC;
.edu: bsee, msee uw;