Second Chinese Long March-5 mission fails

China to launch its second heavy-left carrier rocket in coming days

Created to lift space station components, deep-space probes and communication satellites into orbit, the Long March-5 Y2 is Beijing´s second heavy-lift rocket able to carry up to 25 tonnes - or around the same weight as 16 cars.

The same rocket type had been expected to take China's latest lunar probe to the moon this year and return with samples. An upper stage attached to the satellite was later able to correct the orbit.

India recently successfully launched its heaviest rocket till date the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle MK III, dubbed "Baahubali", a rocket capable of carrying 4 tonne class of communications satellites.

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Xinhua state news agency reported last week that the Long March-5 Y2 will be fuelled by liquid hydrogen, kerosene and liquid oxygen.

As well as Chang'e-5, the Long March 5 will launch the country's first independent interplanetary mission, to Mars, in 2020.

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It also said propellant for the rocket, which will send the Shijian-18 communication satellite into orbit, began to be pumped in on this afternoon. The core module of the station will be launched on a Long March 5 in 2018 or 2019.

The Long March 5B, if the schedule holds, could to see one or two test launches in 2018, possibly carrying a test capsule for a 20 metric tonne, next-generation spacecraft for human missions.

According to a launching site official, specialists are now carrying out the last testing and fuel the rocket, while the weather conditions are expected to be fine for the launch.

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