Long March 11

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Long March 11
FunctionSmall orbital launch vehicle
ManufacturerCALT
Country of originChina
Size
Height20.8 m (68 ft)
Diameter2.0 m (6.6 ft)
Mass58,000 kg (128,000 lb)
Stages4
Capacity
Payload to LEO700 kg (1,500 lb)
Payload to SSO 700km350 kg (770 lb)
Associated rockets
FamilyLong March
ComparableMinotaur I, Pegasus, Start-1
Launch history
StatusActive
Launch sitesJiuquan
Total launches4
Successes4
First flight25 September 2015

The Long March 11 (Chinese: 長征十一號運載火箭), or Chang Zheng 11 as in pinyin, abbreviated LM-11 for export or CZ-11 within China, is a Chinese solid-fueled carrier rocket of the Long March family, which is developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. Its maiden flight occurred on September 25, 2015.[1] It was designed with the ability to launch on short notice and it can launch from road vehicles and ships.[2]

List of launches[edit]

Flight number Date (UTC) Launch site Payload Orbit Outcome
1 September 25, 2015
01:41
JSLC Pujiang-1
Tianwang 1A
Tianwang 1B
Tianwang 1C
SSO Success[1]
2 November 9, 2016
23:42
JSLC XPNAV 1
Xiaoxiang 1
SSO Success[1][3]
3 January 19, 2018
04:12
JSLC Jilin-1 07
Jilin-1 08
4 cubesats
SSO Success[4]
4 April 26, 2018
04:42[5]
JSLC Zhuhai-1 OVS-1
Zhuhai-1 OHS-1/2/3/4
SSO Success

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barbosa, Rui C. "China debuts Long March 11 lofting Tianwang-1 trio". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  2. ^ Krebs, Gunter. "CZ-11 (Chang Zheng-11)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  3. ^ Krebs, Gunter. "XPNAV 1". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  4. ^ Barbosa, Rui C. "Long March 11 in multiple satellite launch". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 2018-01-19.
  5. ^ Barbosa, Rui C. "Long March 11 launches multiple satellites". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 2018-04-26.