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Shenzhou 14

Long March 2F/G

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Cai Xuzhe

Cai Xuzhe

Status: Active
-
Nationality: Chinese
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/5/2022
Last Flight: 6/5/2022

Chinese astronaut from the CNSA Group-2 selection (2010).

Chen Dong

Chen Dong

Status: Active
12/12/1978 -
Nationality: Chinese
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/16/2016
Last Flight: 6/5/2022

Chen Dong (simplified Chinese: 陈冬; traditional Chinese: 陳冬; pinyin: Chén Dōng; born 12 December 1978) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut selected as part of the Shenzhou program.

He was selected to fly on the Shenzhou 11 mission in October 2016 with astronaut Jing Haipeng. The two underwent more than 3,000 hours of training before the launch of the spacecraft. On 17 October 2016 On 07:30 local time (23:30 GMT on 16 October), Chen lifted off with Shenzhou 11 for a 33-day space mission to the Tiangong-2 space station as his first spaceflight, launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center using a Long March 2F launch rocket. The crew landed successfully after the 33 day mission on 18 November 2016, marking China's longest manned space flight to date. The reentry module of the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft landed in Inner Mongolia around 2.15 p.m(China time) after detaching from the space lab on 17 November.

Liu Yang

Liu Yang

Status: Active
10/6/1978 -
Nationality: Chinese
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/16/2012
Last Flight: 6/5/2022

Liu Yang (born October 6, 1978) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut who served as a crew member on the space mission Shenzhou 9. On June 16, 2012, Liu became the first Chinese woman in space.

Mission

Shenzhou 14

Type: Human Exploration

Third crewed flight to the Chinese large modular space station.

Mission patch for Shenzhou 14

Location

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

169 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China.

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921), Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 2F/G – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 2
Length: 62 m
Diameter: 3.35 m
Launch Mass: 464 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8399 kg

The Long March 2F/G was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2011-10-31. Long March 2F/G has 9 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 9 launches. The Long March 2F is a Chinese orbital carrier rocket, part of the Long March 2 rocket family. Designed to launch the crewed Shenzhou spacecraft, the Long March 2F is a human-rated two-stage version of the Long March 2E rocket, which in turn was based on the Long March 2C launch vehicle. It is launched from complex SLS at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

Agency

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CASC
Administration: Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei
Founded: 1999
Launchers: Long March

Country: CHN

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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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
7 months ago

Good luck to the 3 crew and lets hope the “modules” attached to the space station are on schedule and all operational.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 months ago

Wonder when the rest of the world can visit this space station? or is it off limts to the free world.?

Christopher
Christopher
2 months ago

is there anyone live streaming this?

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Christopher
2 months ago

seen the replay good coverage but did not have any sound>?.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 months ago

Great launch China .