Long March 3B/E | Shiyan 10

Long March 3B/E | Shiyan 10

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.

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Shiyan 10

Classified test satellite which suffered an anomaly during launch. The launch vehicle has not been confirmed to be responsible for the failure.

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Long March 3B/E


Height 56.30 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 5500 kg

Liftoff Thrust 5924 kN

Diameter 3.35 Meters

Mass To LEO 12000 kg

Liftoff Mass 456 Tonnes


Launch Success 40

Consecutive Success 20

Maiden Flight 2007-05-13

Launch Failures 1


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Nosu

2021-09-28T14:54:34+0000

Satellite failure confirmed by Chinese media. The launch vehicle does not seem to be responsible, per current information.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-09-23T10:35:32+0000

Added launch per NOTAMs. Trajectory is consistent with 55 deg. inclination, could be Beidou replenishments navigation satellites but drop zones/launch time not a good match.

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