Long March 5

Long March 5 is a Chinese heavy lift launch vehicle developed by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology. Also known as Chang Zheng 5, it is currently the third most powerful orbital launch vehicle in the world. It has two variants – CZ-5 and CZ-5B. One of these rockets recently made history by launching the first module of China’s Tianhe Space Station. After the launch, the rocket is currently on an uncontrolled re-entry phase.


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