CGWIC Successfully Launches BJ-3B Satellite for Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co., Ltd by LM-2D Launch Vehicle The current page: Home -> News

At 11:01 August 24, 2022 BJT, Long March-2D (LM-2D) Launch Vehicle blasted off from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC), successfully sending BJ-3B Satellite into the predetermined orbit.

The launch services for BJ-3B Satellite is prime-contracted by China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

The BJ-3B Satellite, which is designed and manufactured by DFH Satellite Co., Ltd, belongs to Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co., Ltd. It will be mainly applied in the fields of land and resources management, agricultural resources survey, ecological environment monitoring and urban application.

LM-2D Launch Vehicle is developed by Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST), also a subsidiary of CASC. LM-2D Launch Vehicle is designed for low earth orbit and sun synchronous orbit missions,and has already successfully performed 63 flights.

CGWIC is a commercial organization authorized by Chinese government to provide commercial launch services, satellite systems and to carry out space technology cooperation. Under the guidance of CASC, CGWIC can provide fast, stable and reliable "one-stop" quality services to both international and domestic customers by introducing the "Long March Express" launch services brand.

Since the Long March series of launch vehicles entered the international market in 1990, CGWIC has completed 74 commercial launch missions for 69 international satellites and 68 domestic customers. In addition, CGWIC has conducted 44 rideshare missions, sending 27 international payloads and 104 domestic payloads into orbits.

This launch marks the 434th flight of the Long March fleet.