1/2 PRC demonstrates a success in the critical Long March 5 booster. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

Jan 05, 04:11 AM
 

Image:  China's Long March-5 Rocket Rolled Out to Launch Site. NASA video

NASA text: Should Friday’s flight be confirmed as successful, it would pave the way for three critical launches in 2020: a lunar flight, a Mars mission, and a human spacecraft test flight.
   The Chang Zheng 5 lifted off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan, People’s Republic of China at 07:45 EST (12:45 UTC) on Friday, 27 December 2019 with the Shijian-20 test satellite bound for Geostationary Orbit.