Yinhe-1 (x6)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The first flight dedicated to the launch of the Internet constellation of GalaxySpace, a private company, planning the total deployment of more than 1000 satellites in earth orbit. The satellites broadcast in 5G, with a capacity of 10 Gb.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • March 5, 2022, 8:18 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 5, 2022, 6:08 a.m.

Liftoff has occurred per local social media reports.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 3, 2022, 5:09 a.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs.


Long March 2

Family: Long March 2
Configuration: C

The Long March 2C is a family of expendable launch vehicles made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    42.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Launch Mass
    233 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Long March 2
  • Family
    Long March 2
  • Variant
    C
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 2C
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3850 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1400 kg

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 398 Failures: 13 Pending: 4

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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