Beidou Daohang Shiyan Wei. 3

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Navigation

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

One of four test Beidou Navigation Satellites.

Long March 3A

Family: Long March 3
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    52.5 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    240 T
  • Thrust
    2962 kN
Family
  • Name
    Long March 3A
  • Family
    Long March 3
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 3A
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 404 Failures: 13 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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Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)


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