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Yunhai-1-03

Long March 2D

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Yunhai-1-03

Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $30,000,000

The Yunhai-1 satellite is designed for detecting environmental elements in the atmosphere and ocean, the space environment, disaster prevention and reduction, and scientific experimentation. It is made by the Shanghai Institute of Spaceflight Technology.

Location

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

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

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603), Jiuquan, 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 O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
9 days ago

One to keep an eye on US Space Force.?