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
Special converted barge, Yellow Sea
Total launches7
Successes7
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-propellant carrier rocket of the Long March family, which is developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. It was designed with the ability to launch on short notice and it can launch from road vehicles and ships.[1]

The maiden flight of the Long March 11 occurred on September 25, 2015.[2] The first sea launch occurred on 5 June 2019, from a converted barge stationed in the Yellow Sea.[3] Seven launches have been made as of June 2019.

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[2]
2 November 9, 2016
23:42
JSLC XPNAV 1
Xiaoxiang 1
SSO Success[2][4]
3 January 19, 2018
04:12
JSLC Jilin-1 07
Jilin-1 08
4 cubesats
SSO Success[5]
4 April 26, 2018
04:42[6]
JSLC Zhuhai-1 OVS-1
Zhuhai-1 OHS-1/2/3/4
SSO Success
5 December 21, 2018
23:51[7]
JSLC Hongyun-1 SSO Success
6 January 21, 2019
05:42[8]
JSLC Jilin-1 Spectral 01/02
Lingque-1A
Xiaoxiang-1-03
SSO Success
7 June 5, 2019
04:06[3]
Special converted barge
Yellow Sea
(34.90° N, 121.19° E)
Bufeng-1A
Bufeng-1B
Jilin-1 High Resolution 03A
Xiaoxiang-1-04
Tianqi-3
Tianxiang-1A
Tianxiang-1B
LEO Success

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krebs, Gunter. "CZ-11 (Chang Zheng-11)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Barbosa, Rui C. "China debuts Long March 11 lofting Tianwang-1 trio". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b Barbosa, Rui C. "China conducts first Sea Launch mission with Long March 11 launch of seven satellites". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  4. ^ Krebs, Gunter. "XPNAV 1". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  5. ^ Barbosa, Rui C. "Long March 11 in multiple satellite launch". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 2018-01-19.
  6. ^ Barbosa, Rui C. "Long March 11 launches multiple satellites". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  7. ^ Barbosa, Rui C. "Chinese Long March 11 launches with the first Hongyun satellite". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  8. ^ "Long March 11 launches with three satellites – NASASpaceFlight.com". Retrieved 2019-01-21.