Shiyan 25

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Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

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

Satellite officially reported as for “testing new Earth observation techniques” purposes.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • June 20, 2023, 3:53 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • June 15, 2023, 1:44 p.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs; Payload and launch vehicle identities very uncertain.


Long March 6

Family:
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
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 6
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity


In-active Cargo Unmanned
Destination:
Serial Number:

Details

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

(CASC)

Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 458 Failures: 14 Pending: 7

Agency Type:

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.

INFO WIKI

Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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