Next Spaceflight

Status

Apstar-6D

Launch Time
NET December, 2019

Rocket

Long March 3B
CASC
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 5,924 kN
Payload to LEO: 11,500 kg
Payload to GTO: 5,100 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 54.8 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.0 m
Fairing Height: 9.56 m

Mission Details

Apstar-6D

APT Satellite signed in July 2016 a contract with China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) of Beijing for the construction and launch of the APStar-6D Ka-band high throughput communications satellite. APStar 6D will likely be built on CAST's DFH-5 platform. The satellite has a 15 year life time. It will feature an electric propuslion system.
Payloads: 1
Geostationary Earth Orbit

Location