The Catastrophic Breakdown of Sinosat 2

Sino Setback - Advanced Chinese Space Technology Initiative Is Off To A Disastrous Start, Aviation Week and Space Technology

"The catastrophic breakdown of China's new Sinosat 2 direct broadcast satellite is the worst spacecraft failure in the history of the Chinese space program and a major setback to China's development of a new generation of larger more powerful civilian and military satellites. The failure of this largest, most complex spacecraft ever developed by the Chinese - launched by China's most powerful rocket - portends a shakeup in the management of Chinese space system testing and quality control."

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