image of Tianzhou

Country : CHN
In Use: True
Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics
Maiden Flight: 2017-04-20
Human Rated: False
Crew Capacity: None
Launcher used: Long March
Agencyname: China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Agency description: The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for the Chinese space program. It is state-owned and has a number of subordinate entities which design, develop and manufacture a range of spacecraft, launch vehicles, strategic and tactical missile systems, and ground equipment. It was officially established in July 1999 as part of a Chinese government reform drive, having previously been one part of the former China Aerospace Corporation. Various incarnations of the program date back to 1956.
Agency founded: 1999
Type of Agency: Government
Agency admninistrator: Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei

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