Long March 2F/G | Shenzhou-11

Long March 2F/G | Shenzhou-11

Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for the Chinese space program. It is state-owned and has a number of subordinate entities which design, develop and manufacture a range of spacecraft, launch vehicles, strategic and tactical missile systems, and ground equipment. It was officially established in July 1999 as part of a Chinese government reform drive, having previously been one part of the former China Aerospace Corporation. Various incarnations of the program date back to 1956.

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Shenzhou-11

This is the sixth crewed mission for China's Shenzhou program. Shenzhou-11 will carry two taikonauts, Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, to the Tiangong-2 space station launched earlier in the year. The taikonauts will stay in Tiangong-2 for 30 days.

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Shenzhou 11


Serial 11

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Single Use

Landing Time 2016-11-18T05:59:00+0000


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Crew

Jing Haipeng

Commander

Nationality Chinese

Date Of Birth 1966-10-24

Status Active

Type Government


Chen Dong

Flight Engineer

Nationality Chinese

Date Of Birth 1978-12-12

Status Active

Type Government


Long March 2F/G


Height 62.00 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 3.35 Meters

Mass To LEO 8399 kg

Liftoff Mass 464 Tonnes


Launch Success 8

Consecutive Success 8

Maiden Flight 2011-10-31

Launch Failures 0


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Shenzhou

The Shenzhou program is a crewed spaceflight initiative by China. The program put the first Chinese citizen, Yang Liwei, into orbit on 15 October 2003.

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