Long March 7 Long March 7
Tianzhou-5
Mission

Fourth cargo delivery mission to the Chinese large modular space station.

Mission Type Resupply
Orbit Low Earth Orbit
Long March 7
Long March 7

The Long March 7 is a Chinese liquid-fuelled launch vehicle of the Long March family, developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CAST). It made its inaugural flight on 25 June 2016 and is used to launch Tianzhou resupply spacecraft to the Chinese Space Station.

Manufacturer China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Thrust 7128kN
Length 53.1m
Diameter 3.35m
LEO Capacity 13500kg
GTO Capacity 5500kg
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
Wenchang
Wenchang
Location Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Total Launches 14
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