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RSW-04 - 06

Long March 2C/YZ-1S

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission


RSW-04 – 06

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Polar Orbit

“Ronghe Shiyan Weixing” (RSW) = “Integrated Experimental Satellite” are test satellites that will be used to develop a state-owned Chinese low-earth orbit constellation, Xingwang, consisting of several thousand satellites.

Location


Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) has witnessed the launch of 112 rockets, including 112 orbital launch attempts, while Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 222 rocket launches.

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)

Rocket


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Long March 2C/YZ-1S

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.

Long March 2C/YZ-1S

Agency


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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.

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 years ago

All the best and to bad we cannot see the launch.?