LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Nov 29 1994
China Aerospace Corporation

DFH-3

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

November 29, 1994 at 12:02 PM EST

(November 29, 1994 at 5:02 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

November 29, 1994 at 12:02 PM EST

(November 29, 1994 at 5:02 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

November 29, 1994 at 12:02 PM EST

(November 29, 1994 at 5:02 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The DFH-3 satellite is a medium-capacity geostationary communications satellite based on the DFH-3 Bus (three-axis-stabilized telecommunications satellite platform). The 2200 kg satellite carries 24 C-band transponders, providing six television channels and 18 communications transmission channels. It has a power supply of 2 kW and a design life of 8 years.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

    Pad

    Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)