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PRSS-1 & PakTes-1A

Long March 2C/SMA

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

PRSS-1 & PakTes-1A

Type: Earth Science

The Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS) is a dual purpose Earh observation and optical satellite. It is to operate in sun-synchronous orbit with a planned lifetime of 5 years. PakTes-1A is a remote sensing satellite built by Pakistan's space agency with assistance from Space Advisory Company of South Africa.

Location

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

102 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China.

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603), Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2

The Long March 2 rocket has been launched a total of 2 times with 2 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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