- Family: Long March 5
- Length: 57 m
- Diameter: 5 m
- Launch Mass: 867 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 25000 kg
The Long March 5 was manufactured by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the first launch on 2016-11-03. Long March 5 has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. Long March 5 is a Chinese heavy lift launch system developed by China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT). CZ-5 is the first Chinese vehicle designed from the ground up to focus on non-hypergolic liquid rocket propellants. Currently, two CZ-5 vehicle configurations are planned, with maximum payload capacities of ~25,000 kilograms (55,000 lb) to LEO and ~14,000 kilograms (31,000 lb) to GTO. The Long March 5 roughly matches the capabilities of American EELV heavy-class vehicles such as the Delta IV Heavy.