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KL-Beta

Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Communications

Polar Orbit Launch Complex 16 Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The KL-Beta A and B, satellites are test satellites for a global multimedia satellite system for the German company KLEO Connect and the Chinese company Shanghai Spacecom Satellite Technology. The satellites were built by CAS Microspace and feature a Ka-band communications payload. The prototype system also includes another satellite “GMS-T” built by OHB System of Germany.

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Cosmic_Penguin • Aug. 4, 2021, 2:46 p.m.

Added launch.


Long March 6

Family: Long March 6
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    29.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    103 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Long March 6
  • Family
    Long March 6
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 6
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: 452 Failures: 14 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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