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TJS-5 (TJSW-5)

Long March 3B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
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Mission

TJS-5 (TJSW-5)

Type: Communications
Launch Cost: $70,000,000

TJS-5 is a geostationary communications satellite. It offers satellite communication, television and broadcasting services, while also verifying high-throughput communications technology.

Location

Unknown Pad

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

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

Unknown Pad, Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 3B – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 3
Length: 54.8 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 426 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 11500 kg

The Long March 3B was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1996-02-14. Long March 3B has 22 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 25 launches. The Long March 3B is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. Introduced in 1996, it is launched from Launch Area 2 and 3 at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan. A three-stage rocket with four strap-on liquid rocket boosters, it is currently the most powerful member of the Long March rocket family and the heaviest of the Long March 3 rocket family, and is mainly used to place communications satellites into geosynchronous orbits.

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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