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Fanhui Shi Weixing (16)

Long March 2D

China Aerospace Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Fanhui Shi Weixing (16)

Type: Government/Top Secret

The FSW-2 (Fanhui Shi Weixing) or JB-1B series was the second series of chinese recoverable satellites. These satellites feature cameras for Earth observation.

Location

Launch Area 2B

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

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

Launch Area 2B, Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2D – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 2
Length: 38.3 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 232 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3500 kg

The Long March 2D was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1992-08-09. Long March 2D has 68 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 69 launches. The Long March 2D, also known as the Chang Zheng 2D, CZ-2D and LM-2D, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is a 2-stage carrier rocket mainly used for launching LEO and SSO satellites.

Agency

China Aerospace Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC

Country: CHN

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