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Test Flight (New Crew Capsule)

Launch Time
NET Apr 24, 2020
Maiden flight of Long March 5B.


Long March 5B
Status: Planned
Liftoff Thrust: 10,565 kN
Payload to LEO: 23,000 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 53.66 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 20.5 m

Mission Details

New Generation Crew Spacecraft

It is a new Chinese manned spacecraft, larger than the current Shenzhou. Powered by two solar panels, it will remain in orbit for a few days then carry out a controlled atmospheric reentry, and will be recovered. This flight is uncrewed.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 21,600 kg
Low Earth Orbit


LC-101, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China



27th orbital launch attempt

Long March 5B

1st mission