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ChinaSat 1E

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit 201 Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Note: provisional information based on satellite naming The FH 2 (Feng Huo 2) series are reportedly the second generation of chinese military comsats and data relay satellites. They provide both C-band and UHF communications. China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. manufactured the satellites based on the DFH-4 Bus.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Sept. 13, 2022, 2:04 p.m.

Launch success


Cosmic_Penguin • Sept. 13, 2022, 1:22 p.m.

Liftoff


Cosmic_Penguin • Sept. 7, 2022, 10:24 a.m.

Refined launch window per NOTAMs


Long March 7A

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    Long March 7A
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    Long March 7A
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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 373 Failures: 13 Pending: 9

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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