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Long March No. 5 Rocket And Three Vertical Transfers To The Launch Area

Dec 23, 2019

On December 21st, the Long March 5 Yaosan carrier rocket completed the related work in the technical area at the Wenchang Space Launch Site in China, and then vertically transferred to the launch area. It is planned to conduct flight test missions around the end of December.

After the Long March No. 5 rocket arrived at the Chinese Wenchang Space Launch Site at the end of October, it completed the assembly, testing and other preparations in accordance with the flight test launch process.

At 8:25 on the 21st, the mobile launch platform carrying the Long March No. 5 Yaosan rocket was driven out of the vertical test building of the launch site, and after about 2 hours of smooth driving, it was safely transferred to the launch area.

Subsequently, after completing the rocket function inspection and joint testing and confirming the final state, the rocket will be filled with propellant and launched as planned.


On December 21st, the Long March 5 Yaosan carrier rocket completed the related work in the technical area at the Wenchang Space Launch Site in China, and then vertically transferred to the launch area. It is planned to conduct flight test missions around the end of December.