China National Space Administration


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Administrator: Tang Dengjie Founded: 1993 Successes: 62 Failures: 1 Pending: 1

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of the People's Republic of China. It is responsible for the national space program and for planning and development of space activities. CNSA and China Aerospace Corporation (CASC) assumed the authority over space development efforts previously held by the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. The CNSA has many launch sites around China with their orbital sites located in Jiuquan, Xichang, Taiyuan and Wenchang.


Launch Vehicle


Configuration: 2
Family: Long March


Test Flight

This is the maiden launch of Kaitouzhe-2 rocket. Tiankun-1 is a new technology test satellite developed and built by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation and it will be launched into a Sun-synchronous orbit.

Launch Window

NET: March 2nd 2017 - 23:53 UTC

Launch Window

Open: March 2nd 2017 - 23:45 UTC

Close: March 2nd 2017 - 00:14 UTC

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Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603), Jiuquan




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