Qilu-1, Qilu-4 and others


Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 16 Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

This launch delivered 9 commercial satellites into low Earth orbit. Qilu-1 and Qilu-4, as well as most other satellites on this mission, are Earth observation spacecraft. One other satellite on this mission is the scientific research and technology verification satellite NEO 1 with the purpose of observing small space bodies, as well as testing the technology to use deployable net for catching small objects in orbit.


Cosmic_Penguin • April 27, 2021, 3:56 a.m.

Launch success.

Cosmic_Penguin • April 27, 2021, 3:45 a.m.

Liftoff confirmed.

Cosmic_Penguin • April 23, 2021, 10:15 a.m.

Added per NOTAM.

Long March 6

Family: Long March

  • Minimum Stage
  • Max Stage
  • Length
    29.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    103 T
  • Thrust
  • Name
    Long March 6
  • Family
    Long March
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 6
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

China Great Wall Industry Corporation

China Great Wall Industry Corporation


Successes: 7 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial


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