Long March 5 | Shijian 20

Long March 5 | Shijian 20

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Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Shijian 20 is an experimental geostationary communications satellite. This is also a return-to-flight launch for Long March 5 after a July 2017 failure.

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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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Long March 5


Height 57.00 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 14000 kg

Liftoff Thrust 10600 kN

Diameter 5.00 Meters

Mass To LEO 25000 kg

Liftoff Mass 867 Tonnes


Launch Success 3

Consecutive Success 3

Maiden Flight 2016-11-03

Launch Failures 0


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