Long March 3C/E | Chang'e 5-T1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 3C/E Rocket

Launch Status
Success

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 3C/E rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Thu, Oct 23rd, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT from Launch Complex 2 (LC-2), 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 3C/E and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for the Chinese space program. It is state-owned and has a number of subordinate entities which design, develop and manufacture a range of spacecraft, launch vehicles, strategic and tactical missile systems, and ground equipment. It was officially established in July 1999 as part of a Chinese government reform drive, having previously been one part of the former China Aerospace Corporation. Various incarnations of the program date back to 1956.