Long March 3
Ministry of Aerospace Industry
Chinese geostationary communications satellite. Lost during launch because the CZ-3 upper stage failed to ignite.
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Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China
186 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.