China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is scheduled to launch a Long March 2F rocket as part of the Shenzhou 12 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission is on 06/17/2021 UTC (Date May Change) from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Long March 2F and experience the excitement for yourself.
First crewed flight to the Chinese large modular space station.
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.
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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