Home - Search - Browse - Alphabetic Index: 0- 1- 2- 3- 4- 5- 6- 7- 8- 9
A- B- C- D- E- F- G- H- I- J- K- L- M- N- O- P- Q- R- S- T- U- V- W- X- Y- Z
Chang Zheng 1C
Part of DF-3 Family
Chinese orbital launch vehicle. Proposed launch vehicle derived from the CZ-1, with a new upper stage. Never flown.

AKA: Chang Zheng-1C;CZ-1C;Long March 1C. Status: Development ended 1988. Payload: 500 kg (1,100 lb). Thrust: 1,101.20 kN (247,560 lbf). Gross mass: 85,950 kg (189,480 lb). Height: 33.00 m (108.00 ft). Diameter: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Apogee: 330 km (200 mi).

LEO Payload: 500 kg (1,100 lb) to a 330 km orbit.

Stage Data - CZ-1C

  • Stage 1. 1 x CZ-1-1. Gross Mass: 64,100 kg (141,300 lb). Empty Mass: 4,100 kg (9,000 lb). Thrust (vac): 1,224.575 kN (275,295 lbf). Isp: 268 sec. Burn time: 130 sec. Isp(sl): 241 sec. Diameter: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Span: 4.00 m (13.10 ft). Length: 17.84 m (58.53 ft). Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH. No Engines: 4. Engine: YF-2A. Status: In Production.
  • Stage 2. 1 x CZ-1-2. Gross Mass: 15,000 kg (33,000 lb). Empty Mass: 2,700 kg (5,900 lb). Thrust (vac): 306.143 kN (68,824 lbf). Isp: 275 sec. Burn time: 110 sec. Isp(sl): 200 sec. Diameter: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Span: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Length: 5.35 m (17.55 ft). Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH. No Engines: 1. Engine: YF-2A. Status: In Production. Comments: Masses, engine performance estimated based on successor improved stage and YF-2 engines in first stage.
  • Stage 3. 1 x CZ-1C-3. Gross Mass: 6,400 kg (14,100 lb). Empty Mass: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). Thrust (vac): 107.000 kN (24,054 lbf). Isp: 287 sec. Burn time: 164 sec. Isp(sl): 258 sec. Diameter: 1.80 m (5.90 ft). Span: 1.80 m (5.90 ft). Length: 4.50 m (14.70 ft). Propellants: N2O4/UDMH. No Engines: 1. Engine: CZ-1C-3. Status: In production.



Family: orbital launch vehicle. Country: China. Engines: CZ-1C-3 engine, YF-2A. Stages: CZ-1C-3, CZ-1-2, CZ-YF-2. Agency: CALT.

Home - Search - Browse - Alphabetic Index: 0- 1- 2- 3- 4- 5- 6- 7- 8- 9
A- B- C- D- E- F- G- H- I- J- K- L- M- N- O- P- Q- R- S- T- U- V- W- X- Y- Z
© 1997-2017 Mark Wade - Contact
© / Conditions for Use