TJS-6 (Maiden Flight)

Long March 7A

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Maiden Flight

Type: Test Flight

This is the first flight of the Long March 7A which is a new configuration of the Long March 7 launch vehicle. The difference is that 7A variant includes an additional third stage, allowing the rocket to perform GTO launches. This is also the first mission out of Wenchang cosmodrome in 2020.

Location

Wenchang

Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

10 launches have been at this location.

Wenchang, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 7A

Length: meters
Diameter: meters
First Launched: January 13, 2021

The Long March 7A rocket has been launched a total of 1 times with 0 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC
Administration: Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei
Founded: 1999
Launchers: Long March
Spacecraft:
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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