LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Apr 22 2009
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Yaogan Weixing 6

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 21, 2009 at 10:55 PM EDT

(April 22, 2009 at 2:55 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 21, 2009 at 10:55 PM EDT

(April 22, 2009 at 2:55 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 21, 2009 at 10:55 PM EDT

(April 22, 2009 at 2:55 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • Chinese Earth observation satellite, likely also used for military reconnaissance
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

    Pad

    Launch Complex 7