LAUNCH CENTER

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Success
Thu Dec 14 2023
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Chinese Reusable Space Vehicle

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(2:12 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(2:01 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(5:10 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Long March 2F/G

Description:

The Long March 2F is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket, part of the Long March 2 rocket family. Designed to launch the crewed Shenzhou spacecraft, the Long March 2F is a human-rated two-stage version of the Long March 2E rocket, which in turn was based on the Long March 2C launch vehicle. It is launched from complex SLS at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

Long March 2F/G rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Note: Launch time is approximated. Probable 3rd flight of the Chinese spaceplane capable of returning to Earth, which flew in orbit September 4 - 6, 2020 and August 4, 2022 - May 8, 2023.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Pad

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)