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Long March 3A

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Location

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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

173 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 3A – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March
Length: 52.5 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 240 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 0 kg

The Long March 3A was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on . Long March 3A has 27 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 27 launches.

Agency

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC
Administration: Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei
Founded: 1999
Launchers: Long March

Country: CHN

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for the Chinese space program. It is state-owned and has a number of subordinate entities which design, develop and manufacture a range of spacecraft, launch vehicles, strategic and tactical missile systems, and ground equipment. It was officially established in July 1999 as part of a Chinese government reform drive, having previously been one part of the former China Aerospace Corporation. Various incarnations of the program date back to 1956.

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