Long March 3A | Compass-IGSO-2 (Compass-I2)

Long March 3A | Compass-IGSO-2 (Compass-I2)

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China













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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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.


Long March 3A

Height 52.50 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 2300 kg

Liftoff Thrust 2962 kN

Diameter 3.35 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 240 Tonnes

Launch Success 27

Consecutive Success 27

Maiden Flight Unknown

Launch Failures 0

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