Chinasat 9A

Rocket launch

by China

Launch time18 Jun 201716:11 UTC

partial failure

Orbit: GTO

Serial number: F-40

Satellite deployed in lower than planned orbit due to attitude control anomaly in third stage during coast phase. Chinasat 9A reached geosynchronous orbit on July 13, 2017 after maneuvering with its own propulsion system.

Rocket Long March3B/E

launched from Xichang, LA-2China


Chinasat 9ACommunication--