LAUNCH CENTER

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Wed May 01 2013
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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(4:06 PM UTC)

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(4:06 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(4:06 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Long March 3B/E

Description:

The Long March 3B / E (G2) (CZ-3B / E) is one of the most successful medium-range launchers and the strongest variant of the CZ-3 series. It was specially developed for the transport of heavy communications satellites into a geostationary transfer orbit. The additional designation "E" stands for a higher payload fairing, stretched boosters and extended fuel tanks at the first stage, over the CZ-3B.

Long March 3B/E rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type:
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Pad

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)