Family: Feng Bao
Length: 33 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 191 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 2500 kg
The Feng Bao 1 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1972-08-10. Feng Bao 1 has 4 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 8 launches. The Feng Bao 1 was a Chinese carrier rocket launched between 1972 and 1981. It was replaced by the nearly identical Long March 2, which had been developed at the same time for political reasons related to China’s Cultural Revolution.
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 is a Government CHN entity that was founded in 1999 and is administered by Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei.
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation has 387 successful launches and 13 failed launches with a total of 400 launches.