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Chinasat 1A



Chinasat 1A, a Chinese military communications satellite, was launched on 18 September 2011 from XiChang at 16:33 UT. The satellite weighed approximately 5.2 tonnes and was launched by a Long March rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 37804
  • Chinasat1A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-09-17
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B/E
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Communications
  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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