China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation


Successes: 127 Failures: 7 Pending: 15


Launch Vehicle

Long March 3

Configuration: B/E
Family: Long March 3



ChinaSat-9A is based on the DFH-4 satellite platform and is to provide direct broadcast services with eighteen 36MHz and four 54MHz BSS Ku band transponders. Together with ChinaSat-9 direct broadcast satellite, ChinaSat 9A is designed to serve the radio and TV transmission, digital film and digital broadband multi-media system as well as information and entertainment broadcasting market.

Launch Window

NET: June 18th 2017 - 16:11 UTC

Launch Window

Open: June 18th 2017 - 16:05 UTC

Close: June 18th 2017 - 16:36 UTC

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Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Unknown, Xichang Satellite Launch Center




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