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China Launches 2 Remote Sensing Satellites

China launched two high-resolution optical remote sensing satellites into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 12:12...

Jilin-1-07 (Deqing-1), Jilin-1-08

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Launch Area 95A Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites. These two satellites are sharing the ride with several cubesats.

Long March 11

Family: Long March 11
Configuration: 11

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    4
  • Length
    20.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    58 T
  • Thrust
    1177 kN
Family
  • Name
    Long March 11
  • Family
    Long March 11
  • Variant
    11
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 11
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    500 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: 453 Failures: 14 Pending: 7

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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Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Area 95A


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