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Smart Dragon

Also called Jielong

Small Chinese solid-propellant rocket developed by China Rocket Co. Ltd, a subsidiairy of CALT (state owned).

Smart Dragon 1 can launch 200 kg in sun-synchronous orbit of 500 km. The rocket can be built in 6 months time and requires only 24 hours preparation on launch site.

Smart Dragon 3 is a 4-stage solid fuel rocket. Liftoff mass around 140 tons. It wan put 1500 kg in a 500 km sun-synchronous orbit.

Smart Dragon launches

# Launch id Payload Launch date Site Version Status (orbit in perigee x apogee x inc. x period)
1 19052 A: DFH 221
B: DFH 222
C: Tianqi 2
17 Aug 2019 at 04:11 UT  
2 22167 C: DFH 312
Jilin 1 Gaofen 03D 44 to 50
Head 2G
Tianqi 7
Jilin 1 Pingtai 01A 01
JinZijing 1-05 and 1-06
DFH 313 (Huoju 1)
9 Dec 2022 at 06:35 UTC TR  
Notes: in the launch site column J stands for Jiuquan and TR for Tai Rui, a sea platform in the yellow Sea at approx 123.7°E 37.3°N.

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