Hangtian Tsinghua 1-01

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit Kaituozhe Launch Pad Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Tsinghua-1 or Hangtian Qinghua 1 is the first demonstrator for the Disaster Monitoring Constellation and carries multi-spectral Earth imaging cameras providing 39-meter nadir ground resolution in 3 spectral bands.

Kaituozhe-1

Family: Kaituozhe
Configuration: 1

A small solid fueled launch vehicle based on the road mobile DF-21 IRBM with an additional upper stage.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    18.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    20 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Kaituozhe-1
  • Family
    Kaituozhe
  • Variant
    1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Kaituozhe-1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 452 Failures: 14 Pending: 8

Agency Type: Government

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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Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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