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Haiyang 1C

Long March 2C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Haiyang 1C

Type: Earth Science

Haiyang is a series of Chinese marine remote sensing satellites. Haiyang 1C is the follow-up of the Haiyang 1A and 1B satellites. It is intended for ocean monitoring and will be providing data on the temperature and dynamics of coastal waters and global oceans in China.

Location

Unknown Pad

Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China

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

Unknown Pad, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2

The Long March 2 rocket has been launched a total of 22 times with 21 successful and 1 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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