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Apstar 2

Long March 2E

China Aerospace Corporation

Launch Status


Apstar 2

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Orbit

The APStar 2 satellite was designed to serve two-thirds of the world’s population – from China, Japan, and Vietnam on the east; to Russia, Eastern Europe, and India on the west; and to Australia on the south. APT Satellite Company, Ltd., of Hong Kong, ordered the high-power Hughes HS 601 spacecraft model in November 1993, as well as satellite control facility equipment and operator training.


Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) has witnessed the launch of 108 rockets, including 108 orbital launch attempts, while Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 202 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Long March 2E

The Long March 2E is a斯expendable launch vehicle made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine, augmented by 4 liquid fuel boosters using the same fuel.


China Aerospace Corporation

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