China National Space Administration

Long March 2D

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Administrator: Tang Dengjie Founded: 1993 Successes: 57 Failures: 1 Pending: 2

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.

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Launch Vehicle


Long March 2D

Configuration:
Family: Long March

Vehicle Specifications


Long March 2D
GTO: 0
LEO: 3400
Length: 38.3 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 232k kg
Thurst: 2962 kN
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Astrophysics


The DArk Matter Particle Explorer will be launched into a sun-synchronous orbit at a 500km altituder to study high energy electrons and photons. DAMPE is one of five missions in China's Strategic Pioneer Research Program

Launch Window


NET: December 17th 2015 - 00:12 UTC

Open: December 17th 2015 - 00:12 UTC

Close: December 17th 2015 - 00:12 UTC

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Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

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


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iaziwE2fFM

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