NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

Success

Experimental Spaceplane (CSSHQ)

Launch Time
Thu Dec 14, 2023 14:12 UTC

Launch time is approximated.

Rocket

Long March 2F/T
CASC
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 5,985 kN
Payload to LEO: 8,600 kg
Payload to GTO: 0 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 52.03 m
Fairing Diameter: 3.8 m
Fairing Height: 12.78 m

Mission Details

Experimental Spaceplane (CSSHQ)

Probable 3rd flight of the Chinese spaceplane capable of returning to Earth, which flew in orbit September 4 - 6, 2020 and August 4, 2022 - May 8, 2023.

Payloads: 1
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Site 901 (SLS-1), Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China

Stats

2023

204th orbital launch attempt

Long March 2F

22nd mission
3rd mission of 2023
22nd successful mission