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Status

Failure

XJY-6

Launch Time
Mon Mar 16, 2020 13:34 UTC
First flight of the Long March 7A. The launch was a failure due to an unknown error on the second, or third stage.

Rocket

Long March 7A
CASC
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 7,200 kN
Payload to GTO: 7,000 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 4
Fairing Diameter: 4.2 m
Fairing Height: 12.4 m

Mission Details

XJY-6

Unknown satellite purported for "new technology validation". The lack of public information has lead to the suspiction, that this satellite has a military mission.
Payloads: 1
Geostationary Earth Orbit

Location

LC-201, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China

Stats

2020

19th orbital launch attempt