A Chinese Long March rocket on display in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park. Photo: Dustin Shum
A Chinese Long March rocket on display in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park. Photo: Dustin Shum

When Hong Kong played host to a Chinese Long March rocket – the pride of the Chinese space programme

  • The 50-metre rocket had to be moved through Hong Kong’s streets to its display site, at a cost of HK$5 million at the time
  • Despite some accidents and fatalities, the Long March II rocket was considered the peak of Chinese space technology in its era

A Chinese Long March rocket on display in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park. Photo: Dustin Shum
A Chinese Long March rocket on display in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park. Photo: Dustin Shum
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