China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Long March 4

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

(CASC)

Successes: 118 Failures: 6 Pending: 18

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Launch Vehicle


Long March 4

Configuration: C
Family: Long March 4

Vehicle Specifications


Long March 4C
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Planetary Science


Chang'e 4 is a Chinese lunar exploration mission that will incorporate an orbiter, a robotic lander and rover. The orbiter serves as a communications relay satellite. It will be placed into a halo orbit around the Earth-Moon L2 Lagrange point and is planned to support further missions to the far side of the Moon.

Launch Window


NET: May 20th 2018 - 21:28 UTC

Open: May 20th 2018 - 21:25 UTC

Close: May 20th 2018 - 23:10 UTC

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Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center