China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is scheduled to launch a Long March 2 rocket as part of the Horus 2 mission. The launch is scheduled on 03/13/2023 04:02 UTC for the Earth Science mission launching from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China. The status of the launch is Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 2 and experience the excitement for yourself.
Mission: Horus 2
Horus 2 is a remote sensing satellite for the Egyptian Space Agency developed by Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd. of CAST.
Rocket: Long March 2
The Long March 2C is a family of expendable launch vehicles made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine.
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.