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China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday. The satellite, launched by a Long March-3C carrier rocket from ...

Long March-3C launches TJS-3 satellite

A Long March-3C carrier rocket (Changzheng 3C, CZ-3C, 长征三号丙) launched the third communication technology test satellite (TJS-3) from the Xichang Satellite La...

TJS 3 (TJSW-3)

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

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

TJS 3 (Tongxin Jishu Shiyan) is a Chinese geostationary communications technology test satellite.

Long March 3

Family: Long March 3
Configuration: C

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Long March 3
  • Family
    Long March 3
  • Variant
    C
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 3C
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 411 Failures: 13 Pending: 5

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

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