LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue May 05 2020
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Maiden Flight

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(10:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(10:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(2:00 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Long March 5B

Description:

The configuration of the CZ-5B variant consists of the Long March 5 core stage with its four strapped-on liquid-fueled boosters, but the usual second stage will be absent; in place of the second stage would be heavier low earth orbit payloads.

Long March 5B rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Test Flight
  • Maiden flight of Orbex's Prime rocket from Sutherland Spaceport. This flights marks the first vertical orbital launch attempt from the United Kingdom, and the first orbital launch attempt from Scotland.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Pad

Wenchang