Long March 3B
Chang'e 3 & Yutu

Long March 3B | Chang'e 3 & Yutu

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 3B Rocket

Watch the Launch Video

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 3B rocket as part of the Chang'e 3 & Yutu mission. The launch window for the Robotic Exploration mission was on Sun Dec 1st 2013 12:30 PM 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 3B and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Chang'e 3 & Yutu

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.

Location

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

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 3B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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