Long March 4C
Queqiao (Chang'e 4 relay satellite)

Long March 4C | Queqiao (Chang'e 4 relay satellite)

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 4C Rocket


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 4C rocket as part of the Queqiao (Chang'e 4 relay satellite) mission. The launch window for the Planetary Science mission was on Sun May 20th 2018 5:25 PM from Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ), Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 4C and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Queqiao (Chang'e 4 relay satellite)

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.

Location

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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
China National Space Administration

Rocket

Long March 4C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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