China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is scheduled to launch a Long March 2 rocket as part of the Yaogan-30-08 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission is on 05/06/2021 UTC (UNCONFIRMED) from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 2 and experience the excitement for yourself.
The Yaogan-30 is a series of military remote sensing satellites which are launched in triplets. The satellites are spaced by 120° in their orbit.
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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