Long March 5 launch vehicle is a newly developed rocket
China news agency, Beijing, June 26 (Reporter Zhang Su Gao Kai) China's Long March on the 7th launch vehicle successfully "first flight", also belongs to China's new generation of carrier rocket "Long March 5" more attention by the outside world. Yang Baohua, deputy general manager of China Aerospace Science and Technology Group, said on the 26th, the Long March V carrier rocket is China's current development scale and technological span of the largest space transportation system project, the rocket completely non-toxic non-polluting propellant, take off the quality of about 869 Ton, with 25 tons of near-Earth orbit, the Earth synchronous transfer orbit 14 tons of carrying capacity. Recently reported that the Long March five carrier rocket is a newly developed rocket, the core technology has completely independent intellectual property rights. The whole arrow uses 247 core key new technologies, the new technology ratio is almost 100%. Such as the use of large "full wave structure" fairing, to meet any satellite communication requirements. Yang Baohua said, "Long March 5" and the international mainstream carrier rocket carrying capacity, will assume the launch of Chang'e V, space station core cabin and Mars exploration and other landmark national major project tasks. Xuchang Satellite Launch Center Party Secretary Wang Jingzhong in the "Long March 7" after the launch of the press conference held clear, the second half of 2016, "Long March 5" will be selected in Hainan Wenchang space launch site. Wang said that the Wenchang space launch site is China's largest, the best launch conditions of the space launch site can be used to launch the "Long March 7", "Long March 5" and is pre-developed in the other series of rockets, will mainly assume the Earth synchronization Orbit satellites, high-mass polar-orbit satellites, low-orbit spacecraft, large space stations, deep space detectors and other launch missions. For example, the next few years, China lunar exploration project the third phase of the moon probe "Chang'e five" and so will debut.