China National Space Administration

Long March 11

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Administrator: Tang Dengjie Founded: 1993 Successes: 63 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

Long March 11

Configuration: 11
Family: Long March



Hongyun is planned constellation of 156 low Earth orbit communications satellites by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC). Hongyun-1 is a technology demonstration satellite.

Launch Window

NET: December 21st 2018 - 23:51 UTC

Launch Window

Open: December 21st 2018 - 23:46 UTC

Close: December 22nd 2018 - 00:28 UTC

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Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Unknown Pad, Jiuquan