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Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Launch Complex 16 Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Satellite developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for pursuing sustainable development. It is expected to provide advanced, open and shared data resources for monitoring and evaluating the sustainable development index representing the interaction between human and nature, in particular providing support for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The satellite has three payloads including thermal infrared, low light level and multispectral imagers, with 300 km wide data acquisition swath capability. It can achieve global coverage within 11 days.


Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 5, 2021, 3:37 a.m.

Launch success.

Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 4, 2021, 8:37 a.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs - note payload identity unknown & launch vehicle identity very uncertain.

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: 8 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial


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