Long March 2F
Shenzhou-6

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation launch of a Long March 2F Rocket

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation was scheduled to launch a Long March 2F rocket as part of the Shenzhou-6 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue, Oct 11th, 2005, 9:00 PM from Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921), Jiuquan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 2F and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Shenzhou-6

This is the second crewed mission for China's Shenzhou program. Shenzhou-6 began its mission by carrying astronauts Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng into low Earth orbit. During their mission, astronauts conducted scientific experiments, which mainly had to do with how human body responds to spaceflight. After almost 5 days in orbit Shenzhou-6 deorbited and landed back safely on Earth on 16 October.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921), Jiuquan

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2F

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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