Take a look at China’s newest Wenchang Space Launch Center
After decades of planning and seven years of construction, China’s newest spaceport, the Wenchang Space Launch Center, witnessed its inaugural launch mission on 25 June 2016, with the successful launch of a CZ-7 rocket from Launch Complex 201.
With two brand new launch complexes and support facilities, Wenchang will become China’s portal to space in the 21st century, supporting the country’s ambitious space projects, including a permanent space station and deep space missions to the Moon and Mars.
A Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket was transferred to the launch pad at Wenchang Satellite Launch Center and ready for the launch of Tianzhou-1. So what does Wenchang Satellite Launch Center look like? Take a look.