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Family: Long March. Country: China. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Long March 4B.

The CZ-4B introduced in 1999 was an improved model of the CZ-4B with an enhanced third stage and fairing. It measured 44.1 metres in length with a first stage thrust of 300 tonnes.


Specifications

Launches: 3. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 10 May 1999. Last Launch Date: 01 September 2000. Payload: 2,800 kg. to a: Sun synchronous, 900 km orbital trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 302,000 kgf. Total Mass: 249,200 kg. Core Diameter: 3.4 m. Total Length: 45.8 m. Launch Price $: 35.00 million. in 1999 price dollars.


CZ-4B Chronology


1999 May 10 - - 01:33 GMT. LV Configuration: CZ-4B s/n CZ4B-1. Launch Site: Taiyuan . Launch Complex: LC1.
1999 Oct 14 - - 03:15 GMT. LV Configuration: CZ-4B s/n CZ4B-2. Launch Site: Taiyuan . Launch Complex: LC1.
2000 Sep 1 - - 03:25 GMT. Launch Site: Taiyuan .

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