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9 satellites

Smart Dragon 3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission


9 satellites

  • Type: Technology
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Carried 9 satellites to Sun-synchronous orbit:

* DRO-L
* Zhixing-2A (SmartSat-2A)
* DongFangHuiYan-GF01
* WeiHai-1-01/02
* XingShiDai-18/19/20
* NEXSAT-1

9 satellites

Location


Bo Run Jiu Zhou mobile launch platform

Sea Launch

Bo Run Jiu Zhou mobile launch platform has witnessed the launch of 3 rockets, including 3 orbital launch attempts, while Sea Launch, has been the site for 49 rocket launches.

Bo Run Jiu Zhou mobile launch platform

Rocket


China Rocket Co. Ltd. Smart Dragon 3

Smart Dragon-3 is a solid fuel orbital rocket designed by a subsidiary of the state-owned CASC group built for the commercial market.

Smart Dragon 3

Agency


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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.

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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