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China's Long March-5 Y2 rocket ready for launch

China's Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket was moved to its launch pad in southern Hainan Province on Monday, ready for its scheduled launch between July 2 and 5, a CCTV reporter witnessed.
The rocket's vertical transportation from the assembly building to the launch pad at Wenchang Space Launch Center was completed at around 11:00 a.m. local time.

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Global praise for China's launch of 1st heavy-lift rocket

International scholars spoke highly of China's launch on Thursday of its first heavy-lift rocket, saying it will lay the foundation for China's future launch of rockets with heavier payload capabilities.
China launched Long March-5 from the coastal Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern Hainan Province, in a bid to verify the design and performance of the new rocket and test the rocket's flight program. With the heavy-lift carrier rocket, China can build a permanent manned space station and explore the moon and Mars.

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Long March 5 first flight with Shijian-17

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New heavy-lift carrier rocket boosts China's space dream

China on Thursday launched its new heavy-lift carrier rocket Long March-5.
The rocket, which looked much "fatter" than other rockets of Long March series, blasted off at 8:43 p.m. Beijing Time from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province. The payload was sent into a preset orbit about 30 minutes later.

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China to launch Long March-5 carrier rocket in November

China's largest carrier rocket, the Long March-5, will make its first trip into space in early November this year.
The rocket, which arrived at the Wenchang launch center in south China's Hainan Province in September, was transported to the launch area on Friday morning, after finishing final assembly and tests, said the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND).

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China to debut new carrier rockets

China will send two new models of carrier rocket in the Long March series on their maiden space trips in 2016, the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASC) said on Saturday.
The country's strongest carrier rocket, Long March-5 has a payload capacity of 25 tonnes to low Earth orbit, or 14 tonnes to geostationary transfer orbit. It is scheduled to carry the Chang'e-5 lunar probe around 2017 to finish the last chapter in China's three-step (orbiting, landing and return) moon exploration program.

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Second stage of Long March-5 carrier rocket undergoes ignition test

The engine ignition test for the second stage of China's Long March-5 carrier rocket has been carried out in Beijing on Monday afternoon.
The State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence said preparations for the test were done in the morning.

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China unveils Long March-5 carrier rocket

China has unveiled its Long March-5 carrier rocket in Tianjin as experts prepare it for testing, according to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
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China Builds New Rockets for Space Station, Moon Missions

China is making progress in creating a new line of launchers for advancing its space station plans, as well as bolstering its capability to land robots - and possibly humans - on the moon.
Earlier this year, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation announced it had successfully conducted a 200-second test firing with the Long March 5 rocket's 120-ton-thrust liquid oxygen (LOX) and kerosene engine.

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Long March-5 rocket engine undergoes testing

China on Sunday successfully conducted tests on its new 120-ton-thrust liquid oxygen (LOX) and kerosene engine for its new generation carrier rocket, the Long March-5, the China Central Television reported.
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