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Tianlian 1-05

Long March 3C/E

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Tianlian 1-05

Type: Communications

Tianlian 1, also known as Tian Lian 1, TL-1, and CTDRS-1 is a Chinese data tracking and relay communications satellite series. Based on the DFH-3 satellite bus, it will provide communication coverage for manned Shenzhou missions, from Shenzhou 7 onwards. Functionally, it is similar to the United States Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System.

Location

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)

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 2 (LC-2), Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 3C/E – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 3
Length: 55.64 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 344 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8000 kg

The Long March 3C/E was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2014-10-23. Long March 3C/E has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
11 months ago

Long Live the Long March .