Long March 3B | Fengyun-4B

Long March 3B | Fengyun-4B

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)
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.

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Fengyun-4B

China's geostationary meteorological satellite program FY-4 (Feng Yun 4) is the second generation of chinese geostationary meteorological satellites.

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Long March 3B


Height 54.80 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 5100 kg

Liftoff Thrust 5923 kN

Diameter 3.35 Meters

Mass To LEO 11500 kg

Liftoff Mass 426 Tonnes


Launch Success 22

Consecutive Success 2

Maiden Flight 1996-02-14

Launch Failures 3


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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-06-02T17:21:53+0000

Launch success

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-06-02T16:26:55+0000

Liftoff confirmed.

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SwGustav

2021-06-01T14:04:42+0000

24 hour delay

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-05-31T03:56:00+0000

Set GO per NOTAMs.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-05-28T01:19:49+0000

New launch date (not confirmed).

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