LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sun Aug 29 2004
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Fanhui Shi Weixing (19)

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(7:50 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(7:50 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(7:50 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Long March 2C

Description:

The Long March 2C is a family of expendable launch vehicles made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine.

Long March 2C rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Earth Science
  • Recoverable satellite officially stated to be conducting space scientific research, land surveying, mapping and other scientific experiments. Said to have improved experimental technology, with higher orientation precision and more complex on-board computers and software.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Pad

Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)