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Geely Constellation Group 01
Mission

9 LEO communications satellites for Chinese car manufacturer Geely Automotive for testing autonomous driving/inter-vehicle communication services. They also carry payload for ocean observation.

Mission Type Communications
Orbit Low Earth Orbit
Long March 2
Long March 2C

The Long March 2C is a family of expendable launch vehicles made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine.

Manufacturer China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Thrust nullkN
Length 42m
Diameter 3.35m
LEO Capacity 3850kg
GTO Capacity Unknown
Launch Cost Unknown
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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.

Type Government
Administrator Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei
Launch Vehicles Long March
Spacecraft None
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 )
Location Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Total Launches 61
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