The Long March CZ-5 heavy-lift rocket on the launch pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Hainan. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China’s 30-year long march to its biggest ever rocket launch

Initial research on CZ-5 heavy-lift vehicle, capable of lifting 25 tonnes of cargo into space, began in 1986

Topic |   China science
The Long March CZ-5 heavy-lift rocket on the launch pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Hainan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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