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Shiyan 13

Long March 2D

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Shiyan 13

Type: Government/Top Secret
Launch Cost: $30,000,000

Chinese satellite declared for technological demonstration purposes, details TBD.

Location

Launch Complex 9

Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China

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

Launch Complex 9, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2D – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March
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 64 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 65 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 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
Ken & Judy
8 months ago

May the force be with you CASC.

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
8 months ago

We guess the force was with you folks , good launch because it says above it was a success to bad we could not see on webcam it but there again it was top secret .