List of Long March launches

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This is a list of all orbital launches made by the Long March series of carrier rockets. Launch attempts aborted or scrubbed before liftoff, including ones such as the attempt to launch a Long March 2E with Optus B1 on 22 March 1992, where the engines were ignited but shut down on the pad, are not included. Launches made with the related Feng Bao 1 carrier rocket are not included.

Launches[edit]

Date/Time (UTC) Rocket Serial number Launch site Outcome
Payload Separation orbit Operator Function
Remarks
24 April 1970
13:35
Long March 1 F-01 Jiuquan LA-2/5020 Successful
Dong Fang Hong 1 Low Earth CAST Technology
First Chinese satellite
3 March 1971
12:15
Long March 1 F-02 Jiuquan LA-2/5020 Successful
Shijian 1 Low Earth CAST Science/Technology
5 November 1974
09:40
Long March 2 F-01 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Failure
FSW-0 No.0 (Low Earth) Reconnaissance
Loss of control during ascent due to a broken control wire
16 November 1975
03:29
Long March 2 F-01 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.1 Low Earth Reconnaissance
7 December 1976
04:38
Long March 2 F-02 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.2 Low Earth Reconnaissance
26 January 1978
04:58
Long March 2 F-03 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.3 Low Earth Reconnaissance
9 September 1982
07:19
Long March 2C F-01 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.4 Low Earth Reconnaissance
Maiden flight of Long March 2C
19 August 1983
06:00
Long March 2C F-02 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.5 Low Earth Reconnaissance
29 January 1984
12:25
Long March 3 F-01 Xichang LA-3 Partial failure
STTW-T1 Geosynchronous transfer (intended)
Low Earth (achieved)
Technology
Maiden flight of Long March 3, lower than planned orbit reached due to insufficient pressurization of the third stage engine during restart
8 April 1984
11:20
Long March 3 F-02 Xichang LA-3 Successful
STTW-T2 Geosynchronous transfer Technology
First Chinese geostationary satellite
12 September 1984
05:44
Long March 2C F-03 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.6 Low Earth Reconnaissance
21 October 1985
05:04
Long March 2C F-04 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.7 Low Earth Reconnaissance
1 February 1986
12:37
Long March 3 F-03 Xichang LA-3 Successful
DFH-2A-T1 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
6 October 1986
05:40
Long March 2C F-05 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.8 Low Earth Reconnaissance
5 August 1987
06:39
Long March 2C F-06 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-0 No.9 Low Earth Reconnaissance
9 September 1987
07:15
Long March 2C F-07 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-1 No.1 Low Earth Reconnaissance
7 March 1988
12:41
Long March 3 F-04 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Chinasat-1 (DFH-2A-T2) Geosynchronous transfer Communication
5 August 1988
07:29
Long March 2C F-08 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-1 No.2 Low Earth Reconnaissance
6 September 1988
20:30
Long March 4A F-01 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Fengyun-1A Sun synchronous Meteorology
22 December 1988
12:40
Long March 3 F-05 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Chinasat-2 (DFH-2A-T3) Geosynchronous transfer Communication
4 February 1990
12:28
Long March 3 F-06 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Chinasat-3 (DFH-2A-T4) Geosynchronous transfer Communication
7 April 1990
13:30
Long March 3 F-07 Xichang LA-3 Successful
AsiaSat 1 Geosynchronous transfer AsiaSat Communication
First Chinese orbital launch for a foreign customer
16 July 1990
00:40
Long March 2E F-01 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Optus-B mass simulator Low Earth Flight testing
Badr A Low Earth Technology
3 September 1990
00:53
Long March 4A F-02 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Fengyun-1B Sun synchronous Meteorology
5 October 1990
06:14
Long March 2C F-09 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-1 No.3 Low Earth Reconnaissance
28 December 1991
12:00
Long March 3 F-08 Xichang LA-3 Partial Failure
Chinasat-4 (DFH-2A-T5) Geosynchronous transfer Communication
Satellite left in unusable orbit due to the third stage shutting down earlier than planned
9 August 1992
08:00
Long March 2D F-01 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-2 No.1 Low Earth Reconnaissance
13 August 1992
23:00
Long March 2E / Star-63F F-02 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Optus-B1 Geosynchronous transfer AUSSAT Communication
6 October 1992
06:20
Long March 2C F-10 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-1 No.4 Low Earth Reconnaissance
Freja Low Earth Swedish Space Corporation Technology
21 December 1992
11:21
Long March 2E / Star-63F F-03 Xichang LA-2 Failure
Optus-B2 Geosynchronous transfer (planned) AUSSAT Communication
Payload fairing exploded 45 seconds after launch due to structural failure of the fairing while flying through a wind shear
8 October 1993
08:00
Long March 2C F-11 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-1 No.5 Low Earth Reconnaissance
8 February 1994
08:34
Long March 3A F-01 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Shijian 4 Geosynchronous transfer Magnetosphere research
Kuafu-1 (DFH-3 mass simulator) Geosynchronous transfer Flight testing
3 July 1994
08:00
Long March 2D F-02 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-2 No.2 Low Earth Reconnaissance
21 July 1994
10:55
Long March 3 F-09 Xichang LA-3 Successful
APStar 1 Geosynchronous transfer APStar Communication
27 August 1994
23:10
Long March 2E / Star-63F F-04 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Optus-B3 Geosynchronous transfer AUSSAT Communication
29 November 1994
17:02
Long March 3A F-02 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-5 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
Satellite failed to reach the operational orbit due to a propellant leak in GTO
25 January 1995
22:40
Long March 2E / Star-63F F-05 Xichang LA-2 Failure
APStar 2 Geosynchronous transfer (planned) APStar Communication
Satellite exploded shortly after launch due to pogo oscillation and subsequent structural failure of the fairing while flying through a wind shear
28 November 1995
11:30
Long March 2E / EPKM F-06 Xichang LA-2 Successful
AsiaSat 2 Geosynchronous transfer AsiaSat Communication
28 December 1995
11:50
Long March 2E / EPKM F-07 Xichang LA-2 Successful
EchoStar 1 Geosynchronous transfer EchoStar Communication
14 February 1996
19:01
Long March 3B F-01 Xichang LA-2 Failure
Intelsat 708 Geosynchronous transfer (planned) Intelsat Communication
Vehicle's guidance platform short-circuited right at liftoff, led to loss of attitude control. The vehicle hit the ground at T+23 seconds and exploded, killing 6 people on the ground.
3 July 1996
10:47
Long March 3 F-10 Xichang LA-3 Successful
APStar 1A Geosynchronous transfer APStar Communication
18 August 1996
10:27
Long March 3 F-11 Xichang LA-3 Partial failure
Chinasat-7 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
Third stage engine shut down 48 seconds too early
20 October 1996
07:20
Long March 2D F-03 Jiuquan LA-2/138 Successful
FSW-2 No.3 Low Earth Reconnaissance
11 May 1997
16:17
Long March 3A F-03 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-6 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
10 June 1997
12:01
Long March 3 F-12 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Fengyun-2A Geosynchronous transfer Meteorology
19 August 1997
17:50
Long March 3B F-02 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Agila-2 Geosynchronous transfer Mabuhay Communication
1 September 1997
14:00
Long March 2C / SD F-12 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium mass simulator A Low Earth Flight testing
Iridium mass simulator B Low Earth Flight testing
16 October 1997
19:13
Long March 3B F-03 Xichang LA-2 Successful
APStar 2R Geosynchronous transfer APStar Communication
8 December 1997
07:16
Long March 2C / SD F-13 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium 42 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
Iridium 44 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
25 March 1998
17:01
Long March 2C / SD F-14 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium 51 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
Iridium 61 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
2 May 1998
09:16
Long March 2C / SD F-15 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium 69 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
Iridium 71 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
30 May 1998
10:00
Long March 3B F-04 Xichang LA-2 Successful
ChinaStar 1 Geosynchronous transfer China Orient Telecommunications Satellite Co. Communication
18 July 1998
09:20
Long March 3B F-05 Xichang LA-2 Successful
SinoSat 1 Geosynchronous transfer Sino Satellite Communications Communication
19 August 1998
23:01
Long March 2C / SD F-16 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium 76 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
Iridium 78 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
19 December 1998
11:39
Long March 2C / SD F-17 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium 88 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
Iridium 89 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
10 May 1999
01:33
Long March 4B F-01 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Fengyun-1C Sun synchronous Meteorology
Shijian-5 Sun synchronous Technology
11 June 1999
17:15
Long March 2C / SD F-18 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Iridium 92 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
Iridium 93 Low Earth Iridium Communications Inc. Communication
14 October 1999
03:15
Long March 4B F-02 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
CBERS-1 Sun synchronous Earth observation
SACI 1 Sun synchronous INPE Technology
19 November 1999
22:30
Long March 2F F-01 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 1 Low Earth Technology
25 January 2000
16:45
Long March 3A F-04 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-22 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
25 June 2000
11:50
Long March 3 F-13 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Fengyun-2B Geosynchronous transfer Meteorology
1 September 2000
03:25
Long March 4B F-03 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Ziyuan II-01 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
30 October 2000
16:02
Long March 3A F-05 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Beidou-1A Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
20 December 2000
16:20
Long March 3A F-06 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Beidou-1B Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
9 January 2001
17:00[1]
Long March 2F F-02 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 2 Low Earth Technology
25 March 2002
14:15[2]
Long March 2F F-03 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 3 Low Earth Technology
15 May 2002
01:50[3]
Long March 4B F-04 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Fengyun-1D Sun synchronous Meteorology
Haiyang-1A Sun synchronous Ocean observation
27 October 2002
03:17[4]
Long March 4B F-05 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Ziyuan II-02 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
29 December 2002
16:40[5]
Long March 2F F-04 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 4 Low Earth Technology
24 May 2003
16:34[6]
Long March 3A F-07 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Beidou-1C Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
15 October 2003
01:00[7]
Long March 2F F-05 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 5 Low Earth Technology
First Chinese manned orbital mission (with Yang Liwei onboard)
21 October 2003
03:16[8]
Long March 4B F-06 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
CBERS-2 Sun synchronous Earth observation
Chuangxin 1 (01) Sun synchronous China Academy of Science Technology / Communication
3 November 2003
07:20[9]
Long March 2D F-04 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
FSW-3 No.1 Low Earth Reconnaissance
14 November 2003
16:01[10]
Long March 3A F-08 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-20 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
29 December 2003
19:06[11]
Long March 2C / SM F-19 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Double Star 1 High Earth Magnetosphere research
18 April 2004
15:59[12]
Long March 2C F-20 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Shiyan-1 Sun synchronous Technology
Nano Satellite 1 Sun synchronous Technology
25 July 2004
07:05[13][14]
Long March 2C / SM F-21 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Double Star 2 High Earth Magnetosphere research
29 August 2004
07:50[15]
Long March 2C F-22 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
FSW-4 No.1 Low Earth Reconnaissance
8 September 2004
23:14[16]
Long March 4B F-07 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Shijian-6A Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
Shijian-6B Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
27 September 2004
08:00[17]
Long March 2D F-05 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
FSW-3 No.2 Low Earth Reconnaissance
19 October 2004
01:20[18]
Long March 3A F-09 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Fengyun-2C Geosynchronous transfer Meteorology
6 November 2004
03:10[19]
Long March 4B F-08 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Ziyuan II-03 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
18 November 2004
10:45[20]
Long March 2C F-23 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Shiyan-2 Sun synchronous Technology
12 April 2005
12:00
Long March 3B F-06 Xichang LA-2 Successful
APStar 6 Geosynchronous transfer APStar Communication
5 July 2005
22:40[21]
Long March 2D F-06 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-7 Sun synchronous Technology
2 August 2005
07:30[22]
Long March 2C F-24 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
FSW-4 No.2 Low Earth Reconnaissance
29 August 2005
08:45[23]
Long March 2D F-07 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
FSW-3 No.3 Low Earth Reconnaissance
12 October 2005
01:00[24]
Long March 2F F-06 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 6 Low Earth Technology
Second Chinese manned orbital mission (with Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng onboard)
26 April 2006
22:48[25][26]
Long March 4C F-01 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Yaogan 1 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
9 September 2006
07:00[27]
Long March 2C F-25 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-8 Low Earth Microgravity research
12 September 2006
16:02[28]
Long March 3A F-10 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-22A Geosynchronous transfer Communication
23 October 2006
23:34[29]
Long March 4B F-09 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Shijian-6C Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
Shijian-6D Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
28 October 2006
16:20[30]
Long March 3B F-07 Xichang LA-2 Successful
SinoSat 2 Geosynchronous transfer Sino Satellite Communications Communication
Satellite failed to deploy its solar panels after launch
8 December 2006
00:53[31]
Long March 3A F-11 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Fengyun-2D Geosynchronous transfer Meteorology
2 February 2007
16:28[32]
Long March 3A F-12 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Beidou-1D Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
11 April 2007
03:27[33]
Long March 2C F-26 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Haiyang-1B Sun synchronous Ocean observation
13 April 2007
20:11[34]
Long March 3A F-13 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-M1 Medium Earth Navigation
13 May 2007
16:01[35]
Long March 3B / E F-08 Xichang LA-2 Successful
NIGCOMSAT-1 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
25 May 2007
07:12[36]
Long March 2D F-08 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 2 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
ZDPS-1 Sun synchronous Zhejiang University Technology
31 May 2007
16:08[37]
Long March 3A F-14 Xichang LA-2 Successful
SinoSat 3 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
5 July 2007
12:08[38]
Long March 3B F-09 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-6B Geosynchronous transfer China Satcom Communication
19 September 2007
03:26[39]
Long March 4B F-10 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
CBERS-2B Sun synchronous Earth observation
24 October 2007
10:05[40]
Long March 3A F-15 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Chang'e 1 Lunar transfer Lunar orbiter
11 November 2007
22:48[41]
Long March 4C F-02 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Yaogan 3 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
25 April 2008
15:35[42]
Long March 3C F-01 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Tianlian-1A Geosynchronous transfer Communication / Data transfer
27 May 2008
03:02[43]
Long March 4C F-03 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Fengyun-3A Sun synchronous Meteorology
9 June 2008
12:15[44]
Long March 3B F-10 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-9 Geosynchronous transfer China Satcom Communication
6 September 2008
03:25[45]
Long March 2C / SMA F-27 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Huanjing-1A Sun synchronous Earth observation
Huanjing-1B Sun synchronous Earth observation
25 September 2008
13:10[46]
Long March 2F F-07 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 7 Low Earth Technology
Third Chinese manned orbital mission (with Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng onboard)
25 October 2008
01:15[47]
Long March 4B F-11 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Shijian-6E Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
Shijian-6F Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
29 October 2008
16:53[48]
Long March 3B / E F-11 Xichang LA-2 Successful
VENESAT 1 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
5 November 2008
00:15[49]
Long March 2D F-09 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shiyan-3 Sun synchronous Technology
Chuangxin-1 (02) Sun synchronous China Academy of Science Technology / Communication
1 December 2008
04:42[50]
Long March 2D F-10 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 4 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
15 December 2008
03:22[51]
Long March 4B F-12 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 5 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
23 December 2008
00:54[52]
Long March 3A F-16 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Fengyun-2E Geosynchronous transfer Meteorology
14 April 2009
16:16[53]
Long March 3C F-02 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-G2 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
22 April 2009
02:55[54]
Long March 2C F-28 Taiyuan LA-7 Successful
Yaogan 6 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
31 August 2009
09:28[55]
Long March 3B F-12 Xichang LA-2 Partial failure
Palapa-D Geosynchronous transfer Communication
Ice blockage in the third stage engine caused performance shortfall. Spacecraft eventually reached the planned orbit with its own propellant.
12 November 2009
02:45[56]
Long March 2C F-29 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-11-01 Sun synchronous Technology
9 December 2009
08:42[57]
Long March 2D F-11 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 7 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
15 December 2009
02:31[58]
Long March 4C F-04 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 8 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
Xiwang 1 Sun synchronous Amateur radio
16 January 2010
16:12[59]
Long March 3C F-03 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-G1 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
5 March 2010
04:55[60]
Long March 4C F-05 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 9A Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 9B Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 9C Low Earth Reconnaissance
2 June 2010
15:53[61]
Long March 3C F-04 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-G3 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
15 June 2010
01:39[62]
Long March 2D F-12 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-12 Sun synchronous Technology
31 July 2010
21:30[63]
Long March 3A F-17 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Compass-IGSO1 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
9 August 2010
22:49[64]
Long March 4C F-06 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 10 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
24 August 2010
07:10[65]
Long March 2D F-13 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Tianhui-1 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
4 September 2010
16:14[66]
Long March 3B / E F-13 Xichang LA-2 Successful
SinoSat 6 (Chinasat-6A) Geosynchronous transfer Communication
22 September 2010
02:42[67]
Long March 2D F-14 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 11 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
ZDPS-1A Sun synchronous Zhejiang University Technology
ZDPS-1B Sun synchronous Zhejiang University Technology
1 October 2010
10:59[68]
Long March 3C F-05 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chang'e 2 Lunar transfer Lunar orbiter
6 October 2010
00:49[69]
Long March 4B F-13 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Shijian-6G Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
Shijian-6H Sun synchronous Technology / Reconnaissance
31 October 2010
16:26[70]
Long March 3C F-06 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-G4 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
4 November 2010
18:37[71]
Long March 4C F-07 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Fengyun-3B Sun synchronous Meteorology
24 November 2010
16:09[72]
Long March 3A F-18 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Chinasat-20A Geosynchronous transfer Communication
17 December 2010
20:20[73]
Long March 3A F-19 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Compass-IGSO2 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
9 April 2011
20:47[74]
Long March 3A F-20 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Compass-IGSO3 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
20 June 2011
16:13[75]
Long March 3B / E F-14 Xichang LA-2 Successful
SinoSat 5 (Chinasat-10) Geosynchronous transfer Communication
6 July 2011
04:28[76]
Long March 2C F-30 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-11-03 Sun synchronous Technology
11 July 2011
15:41[77]
Long March 3C F-07 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Tianlian-1B Geosynchronous transfer Communication / Data transfer
26 July 2011
21:44[78]
Long March 3A F-21 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Compass-IGSO4 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
29 July 2011
07:42[79]
Long March 2C F-31 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-11-02 Sun synchronous Technology
11 August 2011
16:15[80]
Long March 3B / E F-15 Xichang LA-2 Successful
PAKSAT-1R Geosynchronous transfer Communication
15 August 2011
22:57[81]
Long March 4B F-14 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Haiyang-2A Sun synchronous Ocean observation
18 August 2011
09:28[82]
Long March 2C F-32 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Failure
Shijian-11-04 Sun synchronous (intended) Technology
Second stage vernier engine support structure failed in flight, led to loss of attitude control.
18 September 2011
16:33[83]
Long March 3B / E F-16 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-1A Geosynchronous transfer Communication
29 September 2011
13:16[84]
Long March 2F F-08 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Tiangong 1 Low Earth Space laboratory
7 October 2011
08:21[85]
Long March 3B / E F-17 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Eutelsat W3C Geosynchronous transfer Eutelsat Communication
31 October 2011
21:58[86]
Long March 2F F-09 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 8 Low Earth Technology
9 November 2011
03:21[87]
Long March 4B F-15 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 12 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
Tianxun-1 Sun synchronous Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Technology
20 November 2011
00:15[88]
Long March 2D F-15 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shiyan-4 Sun synchronous Technology
Chuangxin-1 (03) Sun synchronous China Academy of Science Technology / Communication
29 November 2011
18:50[89]
Long March 2C F-33 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 13 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
1 December 2011
21:07[90]
Long March 3A F-22 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Compass-IGSO5 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
19 December 2011
16:41[91]
Long March 3B / E F-18 Xichang LA-2 Successful
NIGCOMSAT-1R Geosynchronous transfer Communication
22 December 2011
03:26[92]
Long March 4B F-16 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Ziyuan I-02C Sun synchronous Earth observation
9 January 2012
03:17[93]
Long March 4B F-17 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Ziyuan III-01 Sun synchronous Earth observation
VesselSat-2 Sun synchronous Luxspace Technology
13 January 2012
00:56[94][95]
Long March 3A F-23 Xichang LA-3 Successful
Fengyun-2F Geosynchronous transfer Meteorology
24 February 2012
16:12[96]
Long March 3C F-08 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-G5 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
31 March 2012
10:27[97]
Long March 3B / E F-19 Xichang LA-2 Successful
APStar 7 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
29 April 2012
20:50[98]
Long March 3B F-20 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-M3 Medium Earth Navigation
Compass-M4 Medium Earth Navigation
6 May 2012
07:10[99]
Long March 2D F-16 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Tianhui-1B Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
10 May 2012
07:06[100]
Long March 4B F-18 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 14 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
Tiantuo-1 Sun synchronous National University of Defense Technology Technology
26 May 2012
15:56[101][102]
Long March 3B / E F-21 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-2A Geosynchronous transfer Communication
29 May 2012
07:31[103]
Long March 4C F-08 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 15 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
16 June 2012
10:37[104]
Long March 2F F-10 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 9 Low Earth Technology
Fourth Chinese manned orbital mission (with Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang and Liu Yang onboard)
25 July 2012
15:43[105]
Long March 3C F-09 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Tianlian-1C Geosynchronous transfer Communication / Data transfer
18 September 2012
19:10[106]
Long March 3B F-22 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-M5 Medium Earth Navigation
Compass-M6 Medium Earth Navigation
29 September 2012
04:12[107]
Long March 2D F-17 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Venezuela Remote Sensing Satellite Sun synchronous Remote Sensing
14 October 2012
03:25[108][109]
Long March 2C / SMA F-34 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Shijian-9A Sun synchronous Technology
Shijian-9B Sun synchronous Technology
25 October 2012
15:33[110][111]
Long March 3C F-10 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Compass-G6 Geosynchronous transfer Navigation
18 November 2012
22:53[112][113]
Long March 2C F-35 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Huanjing 1C Sun synchronous Earth Observation
Xinyan 1 Sun synchronous Technology
Fengniao 1 Sun synchronous Technology
Fengniao 1A Sun synchronous Technology
25 November 2012
04:06[114][115]
Long March 4C F-09 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 16A Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 16B Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 16C Low Earth Reconnaissance
27 November 2012
10:13[116][117]
Long March 3B / E F-23 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-12 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
18 December 2012
16:13[118]
Long March 2D F-18 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Göktürk-2 Sun synchronous Earth Observation
26 April 2013
04:13[119]
Long March 2D F-19 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Gaofen 1 Sun synchronous Earth Observation
TurkSat-3USat Sun synchronous Technology
NEE-01 Pegaso Sun synchronous Technology
CubeBug-1 Sun synchronous Technology
1 May 2013
16:06[120]
Long March 3B / E F-24 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chinasat-11 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
11 June 2013
09:38[121]
Long March 2F / G F-11 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-1 Successful
Shenzhou 10 Low Earth Technology
Fifth Chinese manned orbital mission (with Haisheng Nie, Xiaoguang Zhang and Yaping Wang onboard)
15 July 2013
09:27[122][123]
Long March 2C F-36 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-11-05 Sun synchronous Technology
19 July 2013
23:37[124][125]
Long March 4C F-10 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Shijian 15 Sun synchronous Technology
Shiyan-7 Sun synchronous Technology
Chuangxin-3 Sun synchronous Technology / Communication
1 September 2013
19:16[126]
Long March 4C F-11 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 17A Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 17B Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 17C Low Earth Reconnaissance
23 September 2013
03:07[127]
Long March 4C F-12 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Fengyun-3C Sun synchronous Meteorology
25 October 2013
03:50[128]
Long March 4B F-19 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian 16 Low Earth Technology
29 October 2013
02:50[129]
Long March 2C F-37 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 18 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
20 November 2013
03:31[130]
Long March 4C F-13 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 19 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
25 November 2013
02:12[131]
Long March 2D F-20 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shiyan-5 Low Earth Technology
1 December 2013
17:30[132]
Long March 3B / E F-25 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Chang'e 3 Lunar transfer Lunar lander/rover
9 December 2013
03:26[133]
Long March 4B F-20 Taiyuan LA-9 Failure
CBERS-3 Sun synchronous (intended) Earth observation
Third stage engine shut down early due to duct blockage
20 December 2013
16:42[134]
Long March 3B / E F-26 Xichang LA-2 Successful
Túpac Katari 1 Geosynchronous transfer Communication
31 March 2014
02:46[135]
Long March 2C F-38 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-11-06 Sun synchronous Technology
9 August 2014
05:45[136]
Long March 4C F-14 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Yaogan 20A Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 20B Low Earth Reconnaissance
Yaogan 20C Low Earth Reconnaissance
19 August 2014
03:15[137]
Long March 4B F-21 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Gaofen 2 Sun synchronous Earth Observation
BRITE-PL2 (Heweliusz) Sun synchronous Astronomy
4 September 2014
00:15[138]
Long March 2D F-21 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Chuangxin-1 (04) Sun synchronous China Academy of Science Technology / Communication
Lingqiao Sun synchronous Technology / Communication
8 September 2014
03:22[139]
Long March 4B F-22 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 21 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance
Tiantuo-2 Sun synchronous National University of Defense Technology Technology
28 September 2014
05:13[140]
Long March 2C F-39 Jiuquan LA-4/SLS-2 Successful
Shijian-11-07 Sun synchronous Technology
20 October 2014
06:31[141]
Long March 4C F-15 Taiyuan LA-9 Successful
Yaogan 22 Sun synchronous Reconnaissance

Record of launches by year[edit]

Year Launches
(Yearly)
Successes
(Yearly)
Cumulative
Launches
Cumulative
Successes since 1970
1970 1 1 1 1
1971 1 1 2 2
1972 0 0 2 2
1973 0 0 2 2
1974 1 0 3 2
1975 1 1 4 3
1976 1 1 5 4
1977 0 0 5 4
1978 1 1 6 5
1979 0 0 6 5
1980 0 0 6 5
1981 0 0 6 5
1982 1 1 7 6
1983 1 1 8 7
1984 3 2 11 9
1985 1 1 12 10
1986 2 2 14 12
1987 2 2 16 14
1988 4 4 20 18
1989 0 0 20 18
1990 5 5 25 23
1991 1 0 26 23
1992 4 3 30 26
1993 1 1 31 27
1994 5 5 36 32
1995 3 2 39 34
1996 4 2 43 36
1997 6 6 49 42
1998 6 6 55 48
1999 4 4 59 52
2000 5 5 64 57
2001 1 1 65 58
2002 4 4 69 62
2003 6 6 75 68
2004 8 8 83 76
2005 5 5 88 81
2006 6 6 94 87
2007 10 10 104 97
2008 11 11 115 108
2009 6 5 121 113
2010 15 15 136 128
2011 19 18 155 146
2012 19 19 174 165
2013 14 13 188 178
2014 7 7 195 185

Current as of 20 October 2014.

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