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.
Macau Science Satellite-1 (MUST-1A/B) are 2 magnetosphere research satellites from the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) aiming to study the different layers of the Earth’s magnetosphere system, particularly in the South Atlantic Anomaly by studying the origin and evolution of the geomagnetic field and the geomagnetic inversion mechanism, and draw a high-precision and high-resolution lithospheric geomagnetic map. Luojia-2 01 is a 0.5 m resolution Earth observation Synthetic-aperture radar satellite from Wuhan University.