Long March 2C/YZ-1S
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Type: Government/Top Secret
Yaogan is a series of Chinese reconnaissance satellites.
The visualization during the launch of Yaogan-32 Group 01 hints towards the two satellites being SIGINT satellites.
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Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)
Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China
187 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China.
Long March 2C/YZ-1S – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
- Family: Long March 2
- Length: 42 m
- Diameter: 3.35 m
- Launch Mass: 233 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3850 kg
The Long March 2C/YZ-1S was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2018-10-09. Long March 2C/YZ-1S has 4 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 4 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.
Eyes in the skies.
Well done for a top secret launch.
Nice launch another one for the text books, to bad it was not televised for all to see.
Just wonder what the purpose of this satellites are (climate data hopefully .