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Qilu-1, Qilu-4 and others

Long March 6

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Qilu-1, Qilu-4 and others

Type: Dedicated Rideshare

This launch delivered 9 commercial satellites into low Earth orbit. Qilu-1 and Qilu-4, as well as most other satellites on this mission, are Earth observation spacecraft. One other satellite on this mission is the scientific research and technology verification satellite NEO 1 with the purpose of observing small space bodies, as well as testing the technology to use deployable net for catching small objects in orbit.

Location

Launch Complex 16

Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China

108 rockets have launched from Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China.

Launch Complex 16, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 6 – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 6
Length: 29 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 103 T

The Long March 6 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on . Long March 6 has 8 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 8 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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Mario
Mario
1 year ago

This event will be streamed?

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Mario
1 year ago

China doesn’t usually stream its rocket launches.

Mario
Mario
Reply to  Rocket Monkey
1 year ago

Ok. :c Thanks anyways!