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Zhongxing 7

Long March 3

China Aerospace Corporation

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Zhongxing 7

Type: Communications

ChinaSat 7 or ZX 7 (Zhongxing 7) is a Hughes HS-376 model geostationary telecommunications satellite built for the China Telecommunications Broadcast Satellite Corporation (ChinaSat). It was the first satellite ChinaSat had ordered from a western spacecraft contractor, Hughes Space and Communications International, Inc., known today as Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc.

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

China Aerospace Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC

Country: CHN

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