Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Shiyan 9

Launch Time
Thu Mar 11, 2021 17:51 UTC

Rocket

Long March 7A
CASC
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 7,128 kN
Payload to LEO: 12,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 7,000 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 58.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.2 m
Fairing Height: 12.4 m

Mission Details

Shiyan 9

Unknown satellite purported for "new technology validation".

The lack of public information has lead to the suspicion, that this satellite has a military mission.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 6,300 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

LC-201, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China

Stats

2021

20th orbital launch attempt

Long March 7

4th mission
1st mission of 2021
3rd successful mission
1st consecutive successful mission