China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation


Successes: 123 Failures: 6 Pending: 18


Launch Vehicle

Long March 3

Configuration: B/E
Family: Long March 3



Alcomsat-1 is the first Algerian telecommunications satellite. It is expected to operate in geostationary orbit for 15 years. Satellite carries Ku-band and Ka-band transponders for civil applications and X-band, UHF and EHF for the needs of the military and strategic state sectors.

Launch Window

NET: December 10th 2017 - 16:40 UTC

Launch Window

Open: December 10th 2017 - 16:27 UTC

Close: December 10th 2017 - 17:34 UTC

Watch the Launch

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2), Xichang Satellite Launch Center