LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sun May 31 2020
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Gaofen-9-02

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(8:53 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(8:52 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(9:15 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Long March 2D

Description:

The Long March 2D, also known as the Chang Zheng 2D, CZ-2D and LM-2D, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is a 2-stage carrier rocket mainly used for launching LEO and SSO satellites.

Long March 2D rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Earth Science
  • Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a state-sponsored programme aimed to develop a near-real time, all-weather, global surveillance network consisting of satellite, near-space (stratosphere) airships, and aerial observation platforms.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Pad

Unknown Pad