Long March 5 Propulsion System Verified, 2016 Flight Planned

Credit: CASC
The entire propulsion system of Long March 5 has now been hot-tested in preparation for a first flight for the heavy space launcher in 2016. All core and booster propulsion installations of its smaller sibling, Long March 7, also appear to have been verified. The latter has most recently been...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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