Shijian 9A & Shijian 9B
Long March 2C/SMA
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China
120 rockets have launched from Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China.
Long March 2C/SMA – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
- Family: Long March 2
The Long March 2C/SMA was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2008-09-06. Long March 2C/SMA has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 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.
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation – CASC
- 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.