NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Chinasat 7

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1996-048A

Description

Chinasat 7 was a geosynchronous communications spacecraft launched by the PRC from the Xichang space center aboard a Long March 3 rocket. A third stage rocket failure led to an almost useless orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 24282
  • Chinasat7
  • 1996-048A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-08-18
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 734 kg
Nominal Power: 1200 W

Funding Agency

  • Unknown Peoples Republic of China

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov