China’s Long March-8 Rocket Successfully Makes its First Flight

the Chinese launched their first rocket in October 2003, carried the Shenzhou space aircraft. China ranked third to launch independent human-carrying aircraft in space, after Russia and the USA. The Long March rocket is an expendable launch system that can use only one time to launch aircraft into space.

China used the Long March 1 rocket to launch its first aircraft in space. The Chinese got a chance to enter the international commercial launch market after destroyed The USA space shuttle challenger.

The VTVL system will help them to reduce launch costs.