VRSS-2 (Antonio José de Sucre)

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Unknown Pad Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

VRSS-2 is the second Venezuelan remote sensing satellite. Spacecraft was built by China. Weighing about 1000 kg, it is to operate in sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of 645 kilometres, providing services in traffic management, disaster warning and prevention, tracking agriculture and land use.

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China successfully launched the remote sensing satellite VRSS-2 for Venezuela

China successfully launched on Monday Venezuela's remote sensing satellite, VRSS-2, into preset Sun synchronous orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Cente...

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El Satélite Antonio José de Sucre es el tercero de Venezuela que pone en órbita

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En Directo Ahora en Vivo, Satelite Antonio Jose de Sucre CNN News Live

En Directo Ahora en Vivo, Satelite Antonio Jose de Sucre CNN News Live

Histórico: Así fue el lanzamiento del nuevo satélite Sucre VRSS-2 desde Jiuquan-China

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LANZAMIENTO DEL TERCER SATÉLITE VENEZOLANO LLAMADO ANTONIO JOSÉ DE SUCRE.

FUE TRANSMITIDO EN CADENA NACIONAL DE RADIO Y TELEVISIÓN EL LANZAMIENTO DEL TERCER SATÉLITE VENEZOLANO LLAMADO ANTONINO JOSÉ DE SUCRE DESDE CHINA.

Satélite Sucre, el tercero venezolano, es puesto en órbita desde Jiuquan, China

9 de octubre en la madrugada (Parcial)

Long March 2D

Family: Long March
Configuration: 2D

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.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    38.3 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    232 T
  • Thrust
    2962 kN
Family
  • Name
    Long March 2D
  • Family
    Long March
  • Variant
    2D
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 2D
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $30,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1300 kg

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 218 Failures: 10 Pending: 10

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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