China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

(CASC)

Successes: 118 Failures: 6 Pending: 18

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Launch Vehicle


Long March 3

Configuration: B
Family: Long March 3

Vehicle Specifications


Long March 3B
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
WIKI

Robotic Exploration


Chang'e 3 is an uncrewed lunar exploration mission consisting of a robotic lander and China's first lunar rover Yutu. The main objective of the mission is to achieve China's first soft landing and roving exploration on the Moon, as well as performing lunar-based astronomical observation and studying lunar topography and geology.

Launch Window


NET: December 1st 2013 - 17:30 UTC

Open: December 1st 2013 - 17:30 UTC

Close: December 1st 2013 - 17:30 UTC

Watch the Launch



Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2), Xichang Satellite Launch Center


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZ-dvGSVOCo

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