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DFH-2A 5

Long March 3

Ministry of Aerospace Industry

Launch Status
Success

Mission

DFH-2A 5

Type: Communications

Chinese geostationary communications satellite. Lost during launch because the CZ-3 upper stage failed to ignite.

Location

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

171 rockets have launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China.

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

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.

Agency

Ministry of Aerospace Industry

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC

Founded: 1988

Country: CHN

Chinese governmental entity in charge of space research from July 1988 to June 1993.

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