China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 2

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

(CASC)

Successes: 118 Failures: 6 Pending: 18

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Launch Vehicle


Long March 2

Configuration: F/G
Family: Long March 2

Vehicle Specifications


Long March 2F/G
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Human Exploration


China's second space station, Tiangong-2 is tasked to verify key technologies such as cargo transportation, on-orbit propellant resupply, and a medium-term stay of astronauts. It will also carry an array of scientific experiments, and will be equipped with a robotic arm to help the assembly and maintenance of the station.

Launch Window


NET: September 15th 2016 - 14:04 UTC

Open: September 15th 2016 - 14:04 UTC

Close: September 15th 2016 - 14:19 UTC

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Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

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