- Family: Long March 3
- Length: 23.49 m
- Diameter: 3.35 m
- Launch Mass: 204 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 5000 kg
The Long March 3 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 1984-01-29. Long March 3 has 10 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 13 launches. The Long March 3 is a chinese orbital carrier rocket. They all launched from Launch Area 3 at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. It is a 3 stage rocket used to put communication satellites into geosynchronous trasfer orbits.