Long March 6A | Demo Flight (Pujiang-2 & Tiankun-2)

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • March 29, 2022, 10:29 a.m.

Launch successful


Cosmic_Penguin • March 28, 2022, 3:03 p.m.

Updated per official photos that launch may be of the 1st LM-6A, however launch vehicle identity is still uncertain.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 26, 2022, 4:34 p.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs; Payload and launch vehicle identity not known.


Long March 6A

Family: Long March 6
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    50.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.2 m
  • Launch Mass
    530 T
  • Thrust
    7230 kN
Family
  • Name
    Long March 6A
  • Family
    Long March 6
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 6A
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4000 kg

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 416 Failures: 22 Pending: 8

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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