Long March 2 Long March 2
Shenzhou 15
Mission

Fourth crewed flight to the Chinese large modular space station.

Mission Type Human Exploration
Orbit Low Earth Orbit
Long March 2
Long March 2F/G

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.

Manufacturer China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Thrust nullkN
Length 62m
Diameter 3.35m
LEO Capacity 8399kg
GTO Capacity Unknown
Launch Cost Unknown
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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.

Type Government
Administrator Chairmen & President: Lei Fanpei
Launch Vehicles Long March
Spacecraft None
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)
Location Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Total Launches 16
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