Shiyan 19

Launch Overview

Liftoff Time
March 15, 2023 - 11:41 GMT (11:41 UTC)
Window Open
11:36 GMT (11:36 UTC)
Window Close
11:56 GMT (11:56 UTC)

Who is CASC?

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.

Complex Overview

Launch Facility
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Launch Pad
Launch Area 95A
Turnaround Time
4 months

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