Family: Long March 2
Length: 42 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 192 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3850 kg
The Long March 2C-III/SD was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1997-09-01. Long March 2C-III/SD has 7 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 7 launches. The Long March 2C is a family of expendable launch vehicles made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine.
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 Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei.
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation has 416 successful launches and 22 failed launches with a total of 438 launches.