Long March 6 | Ningxia 1 (x5)

Long March 6 | Ningxia 1 (x5)

Launch Complex 16
Taiyuan, 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.


Ningxia 1 (x5)

Ningxia 1 is a constellation of remote sensing satellites developed by Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd.

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Long March 6

Height 29.00 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 3.35 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 103 Tonnes

Launch Success 8

Consecutive Success 8

Maiden Flight Unknown

Launch Failures 0


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