China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 2F

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

(CASC)

Successes: 123 Failures: 6 Pending: 18

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Long March 2F

Configuration: F
Family: Long March

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Human Exploration


This is the first crewed mission for China's Shenzhou program. Launched in 15 October, it carried the only astronaut aborad, Yang Liwei, on an 21 hour flight. Shenzhou 5 completed 14 orbits, followed by a safe landing back on Earth on the evening of 15 October.

Launch Window


NET: October 15th 2003 - 01:00 UTC

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Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921), Jiuquan


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