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Shenzhou 15

Long March 2F/G

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Crew


Fei Junlong

Fei Junlong

  • Birthday: 05/05/1965
  • Role: Commander
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • First Flight: 10/12/2005
  • Last Flight: 11/29/2022

Major general Fei Junlong (simplified Chinese: 费俊龙; traditional Chinese: 費俊龍; pinyin: Fèi Jùnlóng; born 1965) is a Chinese military pilot and an astronaut. He flew on the second manned spaceflight of the Shenzhou program.

Fèi was selected for the CNSA astronaut program in 1998. He was in the final five selected for the Shenzhou 5 flight. He was the commander on the Shenzhou 6 flight that launched October 12, 2005, with Niè Hǎishèng serving as flight engineer). They landed on October 17, 2005.

Deng Qingming

Deng Qingming

  • Birthday: 03/16/1966
  • Role: Operator
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • First Flight: 11/29/2022
  • Last Flight: 11/29/2022

Deng Qingming is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the Shenzhou program. He was born in the Jiangxi province of China. A fighter pilot in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, he was selected to be an astronaut in 1998.

Zhang Lu

Zhang Lu

  • Birthday: 11/01/1976
  • Role: Operator
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • First Flight: 11/29/2022
  • Last Flight: 11/29/2022

Zhang Lu is a Chinese pilot selected in 2010 to be an astronaut.

Mission


Shenzhou 15

  • Type: Human Exploration
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

Fourth crewed flight to the Chinese large modular space station.

Shenzhou 15

Location


Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) has witnessed the launch of 22 rockets, including 22 orbital launch attempts, while Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 222 rocket launches.

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)

Rocket


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

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.

Long March 2F/G

Agency


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.

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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