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Tianzhou-3

Long March 7

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Tianzhou-3

Type: Resupply

Second cargo delivery mission to the Chinese large modular space station.

Mission patch for Tianzhou-3

Location

Wenchang

Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

17 rockets have launched from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China.

Wenchang, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Long March 7 – China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Family: Long March 7
Length: 53.1 m
Diameter: 3.35 m

Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 13500 kg

The Long March 7 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2016-06-25. Long March 7 has 4 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 4 launches. The Long March 7 is a Chinese liquid-fuelled launch vehicle of the Long March family, developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CAST). It made its inaugural flight on 25 June 2016 and is used to launch Tianzhou resupply spacecraft to the Chinese Space Station.

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 O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
10 months ago

Long March 7 , happy docking with the space station and the crew on board.

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

Great launch and coverage , commentary by all involved.
Hope to see future launches like this well done CASC .
This proves space exploration is for us all to fully share.