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Beidou-3 M19 & M20

Long March 3B/YZ-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Beidou-3 M19 & M20

Type: Navigation

These two satellites will be used to provide global navigation coverage as part of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system.

Trajectory

The trajectory is unavailable. Check back for updates.

Location

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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

196 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

Agency

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation – CASC

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: CASC
  • Administration: Chairman & 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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