Find a Security Clearance Job!

Space


Chinese Space Launch Vehicles

Introduction

Launch Log

Sounding Rockets

Launch Vehicle Payload [kg] Launch Site Builder First
Flight
Last
Flight
LEO Polar GTO Jiuquan Xichang Taiyun Wenchang
CZ-1 CALT 1970 1970
CZ-1D 900 300 CALT 1995 2002
CZ-2A 2,000 700 CALT 1974 1978
CZ-2C 2,000 700 CALT 1982 active
CZ-2C/2 2,400     CALT 2004 2009
CZ-2C/SD 2,000 700 CALT 1997 1999
CZ-2C/CTS   1,400   CALT 2003 2004
CZ-2C/3 3,900       CALT 2004 2008
CZ-2C/3/SMA   1,000     CALT 2008 2008
CZ-2D 3,000 1,250 CALT 1992 active
CZ-2D/2 3,000 SAST 2003 2008
CZ-2E 8,800 3,375 CALT 1990 1995
CZ-2E(A) 12,000 3,375 CALT TBD TBD
CZ-2F 8,400 3,500 CALT 1999 active
CZ-2F/G 12,000   CALT 2012 active
CZ-2F/H 12,500   CALT N/A N/A
CZ-3 5,000 1,400 CALT 1984 2000
CZ-3A 7,200 2,500 CALT 1994 active
CZ-3B 13,500 4,000 CALT 1996 active
CZ-3C 3,700 CALT 2009 active
CZ-4A 2,500 SAST 1988 1990
CZ-4B 2,500 SAST 1999 active
CZ-4C 4,200 2,800 1,500 SAST 2004 active
CZ-5 11,000 11,000 ? CALT 2016
CZ-5B 25,000 ? CALT 2016
CZ-6 1,000   CALT 2015
CZ-7 13,000   CALT 2016
2014
CZ-8 ? 4,500 2,500 ? ? CALT 2018
CZ-9 130,000 ? ? CALT 2026
CZ-10 ? ? ? ?
CZ-11 ? ? ? CALT 2016
FB-1 2,000 700 SAST 1973 1981
KT-1 300 100 2002 2005
KZ-1 500 2013
KZ-11 1,000 2016
Shenlong ? ? ? 2030
Shuttle ? ? ? CALT
Space Plane ? ? ? CALT 2030













Image courtesy Dragon in Space




NEWSLETTER
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list