China National Space Administration

Long March 2D

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Administrator: Tang Dengjie Founded: 1993 Successes: 59 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

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 2D

Family: Long March

The Long March 2D, also known as the Chang Zheng 2D, CZ-2D and LM-2D, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is a 2-stage carrier rocket mainly used for launching LEO and SSO satellites.

Vehicle Specifications

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

Earth Science

Land Survey Satellite-4 is the fourth in a series of Chinese remote sensing satellites.

Launch Window

NET: March 17th 2018 - 07:10 UTC

Open: March 17th 2018 - 07:10 UTC

Close: March 17th 2018 - 07:10 UTC

Watch the Launch

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

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