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Chang Zheng 1D
Part of DF-3 Family

Chinese solids

Chinese solids

Chinese orbital launch vehicle. Proposed launch vehicle derived from the CZ-1, but with a new N2O4/UDMH second stage. Used for a suborbital re-entry vehicle test but never flown on an orbital mission.

AKA: Chang Zheng-1D;CZ-1D;Long March 1D. Status: Retired 1997. First Launch: 1995-05-29. Last Launch: 1997-11-01. Number: 2 . Payload: 740 kg (1,630 lb). Thrust: 1,101.20 kN (247,560 lbf). Gross mass: 79,400 kg (175,000 lb). Height: 28.22 m (92.58 ft). Diameter: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

LEO Payload: 740 kg (1,630 lb) to a 300 km orbit. Payload: 440 kg (970 lb) to a GTO. Launch Price $: 12.000 million in 1994 dollars.

Stage Data - CZ-1D

  • 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-1D-2. Gross Mass: 14,850 kg (32,730 lb). Empty Mass: 2,650 kg (5,840 lb). Thrust (vac): 294.000 kN (66,093 lbf). Isp: 287 sec. Burn time: 120 sec. Isp(sl): 260 sec. Diameter: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Span: 2.25 m (7.38 ft). Length: 5.35 m (17.55 ft). Propellants: N2O4/UDMH. No Engines: 1. Engine: YF-3. Status: In Production.
  • Stage 3. 1 x CZ-1D-3. Gross Mass: 875 kg (1,929 lb). Empty Mass: 150 kg (330 lb). Thrust (vac): 19.600 kN (4,406 lbf). Isp: 291 sec. Burn time: 100 sec. Isp(sl): 200 sec. Diameter: 2.05 m (6.72 ft). Span: 2.05 m (6.72 ft). Length: 2.20 m (7.20 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: CZ-1D-3. Status: In production.



Family: orbital launch vehicle. Country: China. Engines: YF-3, YF-2A. Launch Sites: Taiyuan. Stages: CZ-YF-2, CZ-1D-2, CZ-1D-3, GF-02. Agency: CALT.

1995 May 29 - . Launch Site: Taiyuan. LV Family: DF-3. Launch Vehicle: Chang Zheng 1D.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1997 November 1 - . Launch Site: Taiyuan. LV Family: DF-3. Launch Vehicle: Chang Zheng 1D.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).


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