Long March 6C Vehicle Overview

A complete overview of the Long March 6C launch vehicle, including launch stats, vehicle info and launch locations.

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Basic Info

Name

Long March 6C

Family

Long March 6

Manufacturer

First Launch

7 May 2024

Successful Launches

1

Failed Launches

0

Rocket Info

Status

Active

Stages

2

Length

43 m

Diameter

3.35 m

Launch Mass

217 tons

Thrust

2,376 kN

Reusability

Not Reusable

Payload Info

LEO Capacity

4,500 kg

The Long March 6C is a Chinese launch vehicle of the Long March family, which was developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST). The vehicle is a further development of the Long March 6A, with its solid rocket boosters deleted, with 2 YF-100 engines on the first stage and 1 YF-115 engine on the second stage.

Launch Sites used by Long March 6C

Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center

Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center launch site

Major Chinese space launch facility in Shanxi Province, primarily used for launching satellites.

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