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T-7/GF-01A



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T-7 dog
Chinese sounding rocket. Three stage vehicle consisting of T-7A + GF-01A

Gross mass: 1,500 kg (3,300 lb).
Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.45 m (1.47 ft).
Apogee: 311 km (193 mi).
First Launch: 1968.08.08.
Last Launch: 1968.08.20.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • T-7 China's first sounding rocket and first indigenously-built sounding rocket, launched from 1960-1965. The basic vehicle consisted of a single liquid propellant stage. This was later augmented with solid propellant booster stages. Later versions dispensed with the liquid propellant stage. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Shanghai Chinese manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Shanghai Institute of Electro-mechanical Design, Shanghai, China. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Jiuquan China's first launch center, also known as Shuang Cheng Tzu. Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, situated at 100 degrees East, 41 degrees North, is located in the Jiuquan Region, Gansu province, north-western China. It was China's first ballistic missile and satellite launch centre. More...

Associated Stages
  • GF-01A Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 875/150 kg. Thrust 19.60 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 291 seconds. More...

T-7/GF-01A Chronology


1968 August 8 - . Launch Site: Jiuquan. LV Family: T-7. Launch Vehicle: T-7/GF-01A.
  • GF-01A satellite test - . Nation: China. Agency: CAST. Apogee: 311 km (193 mi).

1968 August 20 - . Launch Site: Jiuquan. LV Family: T-7. Launch Vehicle: T-7/GF-01A.
  • GF-01A satellite test - . Nation: China. Agency: CAST. Apogee: 311 km (193 mi).

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