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SDGSAT-1

Long March 6

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

SDGSAT-1

Type: Earth Science

Satellite developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for pursuing sustainable development.

It is expected to provide advanced, open and shared data resources for monitoring and evaluating the sustainable development index representing the interaction between human and nature, in particular providing support for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The satellite has three payloads including thermal infrared, low light level and multispectral imagers, with 300 km wide data acquisition swath capability. It can achieve global coverage within 11 days.

Mission patch for SDGSAT-1

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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
7 months ago

Good luck to the Long March 2c rocket and its unknow payload and CASC .

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
7 months ago

Nominal launch CASC.