Development Flight 1

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Wenchang Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Inaugural flight of the Long March 7 (LM-7 for export or CZ-7 within China) This mission will test the rocket itself and a smaller version of a future next generation manned capsule

Long March 7

Family: Long March 7
Configuration: YZ-1A

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Long March 7
  • Family
    Long March 7
  • Variant
    YZ-1A
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 7 YZ-1A
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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Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 207 Failures: 9 Pending: 14

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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Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Pad: Wenchang


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