China National Space Administration

Long March 3B / YZ-1

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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.

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Launch Vehicle


Long March 3B / YZ-1

Configuration:
Family: Long March

Vehicle Specifications


Long March 3B
GTO: 4800
LEO: 0
Length: 54.8 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 425k kg
Thurst: 5923 kN
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Navigation


These two satellites will be used to provide global navigation coverage as part of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system.

Launch Window


NET: July 29th 2018 - 01:48 UTC

Open: July 29th 2018 - 01:32 UTC

Close: July 29th 2018 - 02:07 UTC

Watch the Launch




Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center