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Family: Long March. Country: China. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Long March 2A.

Launch vehicle derived from DF-5 ICBM, FB-1 launch vehicle. Unkown detailed differences from FB-1; masses given are as for FB-1.


Launches: 1. Failures: 1. Success Rate: 0.00% pct. First Launch Date: 05 November 1974. Last Launch Date: 05 November 1974. LEO Payload: 3,200 kg. to: 200 km Orbit. Payload: 1,000 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 274,000 kgf. Total Mass: 191,000 kg. Core Diameter: 3.4 m. Total Length: 33.0 m. Launch Price $: 20.00 million. in 1994 price dollars.

CZ-2A Chronology

1974 Nov 5 - LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 2A s/n CZ2-1. Launch Site: Jiuquan . Launch Complex: LA2. FAILURE: Failure.


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