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Long March 2C/SMA

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Location

Unknown Pad

Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China

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

Unknown Pad, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

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.

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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