Human Spaceflight

Launch Systems

  • China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) placed a small technology experimental satellite into orbit on Friday 3 March, using a secretive solid-fuel booster named Kaituo 2 (KT-2). [...]
Long March 5

Long March 5 completes maiden mission

Despite an eventful launch countdown, China’s new-generation Long March 5 heavy-lift launcher successfully completed its maiden mission on 3 November, giving the country an orbital launch capability in the same league as the U.S., Russia, and ESA. [...]

Commercial & Application

Military Space

Science & Technology