Long March 3
Ministry of Aerospace Industry
Chinese geostationary communications satellite
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China
184 rockets have launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China.
Long March 3 – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
- Family: Long March 3
- Length: 23.49 m
- Diameter: 3.35 m
- Launch Mass: 204 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 5000 kg
The Long March 3 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1984-01-29. Long March 3 has 12 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 13 launches. The Long March 3 is a chinese orbital carrier rocket. They all launched from Launch Area 3 at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. It is a 3 stage rocket used to put communication satellites into geosynchronous trasfer orbits.
Ministry of Aerospace Industry – CASC
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: CASC
- Founded: 1988
- Country: CHN
Chinese governmental entity in charge of space research from July 1988 to June 1993.