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Long March 2C/YZ-1S

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change



Type: Government/Top Secret

Yaogan is a series of Chinese reconnaissance satellites.


Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

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

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


Long March 2C/YZ-1S

Length: 42 meters
Diameter: 3.35 meters
First Launch: October 9, 2018

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.

The Long March 2C/YZ-1S rocket has been launched a total of 2 times with 2 successful and 0 failed launches.


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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Ken & Judy O'Neill
Ken & Judy O'Neill
14 days ago

Eyes in the skies.

Ken & Judy O'Neill
Ken & Judy O'Neill
10 days ago

Well done for a top secret launch.