Long March 2C/YZ-1S Long March 2C/YZ-1S
RSW-04 - 06
Mission

"Ronghe Shiyan Weixing" (RSW) = "Integrated Experimental Satellite" are test satellites that will be used to develop a state-owned Chinese low-earth orbit constellation, Xingwang, consisting of several thousand satellites.

Mission Type Communications
Orbit Polar Orbit
Long March 2C/YZ-1S
Long March 2C/YZ-1S

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 2962kN
Length 42m
Diameter 3.35m
LEO Capacity 3850kg
GTO Capacity 1250kg
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 Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603)
Location Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Total Launches 82
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