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China launches five satellites by Long March-11 carrier rocket

China on Thursday successfully launched a Long March-11 rocket carrying five Zhuhai-1 satellites into orbit, at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northw...

Long March-11 launches five Zhuhai-1 satellites (长征十一号 / 珠海一号)

A Long March-11 carrier rocket launched five Zhuhai-1 remote sensing satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China, on 26 April 2018, at 04:42 U...

Zhuhai-1-02

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Low Earth Orbit Unknown Pad Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Multiple satellite mission consisting of five Earth-imaging satellites, which comprise the second group of commercial imaging satellites for Zhuhai Orbita Control Engineering Ltd.

Long March 11

Family: Long March
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
  • 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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Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 412 Failures: 22 Pending: 9

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, People's Republic of China

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