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DFH-2A 5

Long March 3

Ministry of Aerospace Industry

Launch Status
Partial Failure


DFH-2A 5

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Orbit

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


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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

Launch Complex 3 (LC-3/LA-1) has witnessed the launch of 89 rockets, including 89 orbital launch attempts, while Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 202 rocket launches.

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


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Long March 3

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

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

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