China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation


Successes: 118 Failures: 6 Pending: 18


Launch Vehicle

Long March 3

Configuration: B/E
Family: Long March 3

Vehicle Specifications

Long March 3B/E
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN


The Belarussian satellite BELINTERSAT-1 (also known as ChinaSat-15) is a communications satellite that will provide TV, Radio broadcasting and internet access to European and Eastern regions. The satellite was built in close partnership with China and contains 20 C-Band and 18 Ku-band transponders. Stationed at 51.5 degrees east in a geostationary orbit the satellite is expected to remain operational for at least 15 years.

Launch Window

NET: January 15th 2016 - 16:57 UTC

Open: January 15th 2016 - 16:57 UTC

Close: January 15th 2016 - 17:44 UTC

Watch the Launch

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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




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