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Jielong-3 (Smart Dragon-3, SD-3)

Jielong-3 [CASC]

Jielong-3 or Smart Dragon-3 (SD-3) is a small solid fuel orbital rocket designed by a subsidiary of the state-owned CASC group built for the commercial market.

Jielong-3 is a four stages solid fueled rocket with a stage 1 diameter of 2.64 m and a liftoff mass of 140 t. It can put a payload of 1.5 t to 500 km sun-syncroneous orbit. The fairing diameter is 3.35 m.

The maiden flight is planned for September 2022 from a floating platform off Yantai.

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Jielong-3 (Smart Dragon-3) ? ? ? ?
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Jielong-3 (Smart Dragon-3) 1500 - - - -
No:         Type               Serial    Date          LS               Payload



 1      1   Jielong-3          Y1        xx.10.2022    Jq LP-43/95B     CentiSpace-1 S5 / CentiSpace-1 S6
Launch sites:

Jq  = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China
We  = Wenchang Space Launch Center (WSLC), Hainan, China China

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