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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | Long March 4C | Gaofen-3-02

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is scheduled to launch a Long March 4C rocket as part of the Gaofen-3-02 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on 08/31/2021 UTC (Date May Change) from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 4C and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: Gaofen-3-02

Gaofen (GF) is a series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites for the state-sponsored program China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS).

GF 3 features a multi-polarized C-band SAR at meter-level resolution, with designed lifespan of 8 years. The satellite is based on the CS-L3000B bus.

Rocket: Long March 4C

The Long March 4C, also known as the Chang Zheng 4C, CZ-4C and LM-4C, previously designated Long March 4B-II, is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket. It is launched from the Jiuquan, Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre and Xichangs, and consists of 3 stages. Long March 4C vehicles have been used to launch the Yaogan-1, Yaogan-3 SAR satellites and the Fengyun-3A polar orbiting meteorological satellite. On December 15, 2009 a Long March 4C was used to launch Yaogan 8.

Agency: 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.

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