Long March 2D Long March 2D
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Mission

3 Chinese reconnaissance satellites.

Mission Type Government/Top Secret
Orbit Low Earth Orbit
Long March 2D
Long March 2D

The Long March 2D, also known as the Chang Zheng 2D, CZ-2D and LM-2D, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is a 2-stage carrier rocket mainly used for launching LEO and SSO satellites.

Manufacturer China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Thrust 2962kN
Length 38.3m
Diameter 3.35m
LEO Capacity 3500kg
GTO Capacity N/A
Launch Cost $30m
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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