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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 7 | Tianzhou-1
Long March 7  | Tianzhou-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 7 Rocket

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 7 rocket as part of the Tianzhou-1 mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Thu, Apr 20th, 2017, 7:41 AM EDT from Wenchang, China. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 7 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Tianzhou-1

Tianzhou 1 is the first Chinese uncrewed cargo spacecraft to service the Tiangong 2 and follow on space stations.

Location

Wenchang, China

Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 7

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.

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