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China launches powerful rocket in boost for 2020 Mars mission

Dec 27, 2019 - 9:58 PM

The Long March 5 rocket, carrying a test satellite payload, blasts off from the Wenchang launch site on Hainan at 8:45 pm (1245 GMT), a livestream from state broadcaster CCTV shows

LONG MARCH 5. In this file photo taken on November 3, 2016 shows China's heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket blasting off from its launch center in Wenchang, south China's Hainan province. Photo by AFP

China heavy-lift carrier rocket launch fails – state media

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Abnormality was detected during the flight of the Long March 5 Y2 rocket says Xinhua