Feng Yun 1A

Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Polar Orbit Launch Complex 7 Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Chinese polar orbiting meteorological satellite

Long March 4A

Family: Long March 4
Configuration: 4A

The Long March 4A was a chinese orbital carrier rocket. Its three stages were only used twice, both successfully.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    41.9 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Launch Mass
    249 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Long March 4A
  • Family
    Long March 4
  • Variant
    4A
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 4A
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1500 kg

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 375 Failures: 13 Pending: 7

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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Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

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