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LM-4 Brief Introduction

The Long March-5, with a maximum payload capacity of ~25,000 kilograms to LEO and ~14,000 kilograms to GTO,is part of a new generation of China launch vehicles that aims to replace the older series of the Long March family, known as Long March 2, 3 and 4. The Long March-5 launch vehicle, with a diameter of 5 meters and a height of 56.97 meters, is using non-toxic and non-polluting propellant, and its lift off mass is 867 tones. It will be applied to China’s Space Station construction and the lunar exploration program in the future.

Launch Record

It is launched successfully on Nov.3, 2016 from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center.