Long March 4C
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Type: Earth Science
Gaofen (GF) is a series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites for the state-sponsored program China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS).
GF 3 features a multi-polarized C-band SAR at meter-level resolution, with designed lifespan of 8 years. The satellite is based on the CS-L3000B bus.
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Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)
Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China
187 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China.
Long March 4C – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
- Family: Long March 4
The Long March 4C was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on . Long March 4C has 47 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 49 launches. The Long March 4C, also known as the Chang Zheng 4C, CZ-4C and LM-4C, previously designated Long March 4B-II, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is launched from the Jiuquan, Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre and Xichangs, and consists of 3 stages. Long March 4C vehicles have been used to launch the Yaogan-1, Yaogan-3 SAR satellites and the Fengyun-3A polar orbiting meteorological satellite. On December 15, 2009 a Long March 4C was used to launch Yaogan 8.
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.
The countdown has commenced.!
No video footage of this launch never mind maybe next time .?
It was a success anyway for our Chinese space friends,