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CZ-3 (Chang Zheng-3)

CZ-3

CZ-3A

CZ-3B

CZ-3B/G2 (Venesat 1)

CZ-3C (Chang'e 2) [Xinhua]

→ complete list of all DF-5 based flights

Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
CZ-3 (LM-3) - L-140 / YF21 L-35 / YF-24 H-8 / YF-73 -
CZ-3A (LM-3A) - L-172 / YF21B L-30 / YF-24B H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3B (LM-3B) 4 × LB-38 / YF-25 L-172 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3B/G1 (LM-3B/G1) 4 × LB-38 / YF-25 L-172 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3B/G2 (LM-3B/G2) 4 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3B/G3 (LM-3B/G3) 4 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3B/G3Z (LM-3B/G3Z) 4 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 (mod.) / YF-75 -
CZ-3B/G5 (LM-3B/G5) 4 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 YZ-1 / YF-50D
CZ-3B/YZ1 (LM-3B/YZ1) 4 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 YZ-1 / YF-50D
CZ-3B(A) (LM-3B(A)) 4 × str. LRB's / YF-25 L-180 / YF-21C L-35 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3C (LM-3C) 4 × LB-38 / YF-25 L-172 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3C/G2 (LM-3C/G2) 2 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 -
CZ-3C/G3Z (LM-3C/G3Z) 2 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 (mod.) / YF-75 -
CZ-3C/YZ1 (LM-3C/YZ1) 2 × LB-41 / YF-25 L-186 / YF-21C L-45 / YF-24E H-18 / YF-75 YZ-1 / YF-50D
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
CZ-3 (LM-3) 5000 1340 -
CZ-3A (LM-3A) 6000 5000 2600 - 1420
CZ-3B (LM-3B) 11200 5700 5100 - 3300
CZ-3B/G1 (LM-3B/G1) -
CZ-3B/G2 (LM-3B/G2) 11500 6900 5500 - 3500
CZ-3B/G3 (LM-3B/G3) 5400 -
CZ-3B/G3Z (LM-3B/G3Z) 5200 -
CZ-3B/G5 (LM-3B/G5)
CZ-3B/YZ1 (LM-3B/YZ1)
CZ-3B(A) (LM-3B(A)) -
CZ-3C (LM-3C) 9100 6500 3800 - 2300
CZ-3C/G2 (LM-3C/G2) 3900 -
CZ-3C/G3Z (LM-3C/G3Z) 3700 -
CZ-3C/YZ1 (LM-3C/YZ1)
No:       Type:             Serial    Date            LS            Payload

  1   1   CZ-3              3-Y1      29.01.1984  P   Xi LC-3       DFH-2 1 (STTW T1)
  2   2   CZ-3              3-Y2      08.04.1984      Xi LC-3       DFH-2 2 (STTW T2)
  3   3   CZ-3              3-Y3      01.02.1986      Xi LC-3       DFH-2A 1 (STTW 1)
  4   4   CZ-3              3-Y4      07.03.1988      Xi LC-3       DFH-2A 2 (STTW 2, ZX 1)
  5   5   CZ-3              3-Y5      22.12.1988      Xi LC-3       DFH-2A 3 (STTW 3, ZX 2)
  6   6   CZ-3              3-Y6      04.02.1990      Xi LC-3       DFH-2A 4 (STTW 4, ZX 3)
  7   7   CZ-3              3-Y7      07.04.1990      Xi LC-3       AsiaSat 1
  8   8   CZ-3              3-Y9      28.12.1991  P   Xi LC-3       DFH-2A 5 (STTW 5, ZX 4)
  9   1   CZ-3A             3A-Y1     08.02.1994      Xi LC-2       KF 1 / SJ 4
 10   9   CZ-3              3-Y8      21.07.1994      Xi LC-3       APStar 1
 11   2   CZ-3A             3A-Y2     29.11.1994      Xi LC-2       DFH-3 1 (ZX 6)
 12   1   CZ-3B             3B-Y1     14.02.1996  F   Xi LC-2       Intelsat 708
 13  10   CZ-3              3-Y10A    03.07.1996      Xi LC-3       APStar 1A
 14  11   CZ-3              3-Y14     18.08.1996  P   Xi LC-3       ZX 7
 15   3   CZ-3A             3A-Y3?    11.05.1997      Xi LC-2       DFH-3 2 (ZX 6)
 16  12   CZ-3              3-Y11     10.06.1997      Xi LC-3       FY 2A
 17   2   CZ-3B             3B-Y2     19.08.1997      Xi LC-2       Agila 2
 18   3   CZ-3B             3B-Y3     18.10.1997      Xi LC-2       APStar 2R
 19   4   CZ-3B             3B-Y5     30.05.1998      Xi LC-2       Zhongwei 1
 20   5   CZ-3B             3B-Y4     18.07.1998      Xi LC-2       Sinosat 1 (Xinnuo 1)
 21   4   CZ-3A             3A-Y4     25.01.2000      Xi LC-2       FH 1A (ZX 22)
 22  13   CZ-3              3-Y12     25.06.2000      Xi LC-3       FY 2B
 23   5   CZ-3A             3A-Y5?    30.10.2000      Xi LC-2       BD 1A
 24   6   CZ-3A             3A-Y6?    20.12.2000      Xi LC-2       BD 1B
 25   7   CZ-3A             3A-Y7     24.05.2003      Xi LC-2       BD 1C
 26   8   CZ-3A             3A-Y8     14.11.2003      Xi LC-2       ST 1 (ZX 20)
 27   9   CZ-3A             3A-Y9     19.10.2004      Xi LC-2       FY 2C
 28   6   CZ-3B             3B-Y6     12.04.2005      Xi LC-2       APStar 6
 29  10   CZ-3A             3A-Y10    12.09.2006      Xi LC-2       FH 1B (ZX 22A)
 30   7   CZ-3B             3B-Y7     28.10.2006      Xi LC-2       Sinosat 2 (Xinnuo 2)
 31  11   CZ-3A             3A-Y11    08.12.2006      Xi LC-2       FY 2D
 32  12   CZ-3A             3A-Y12    02.02.2007      Xi LC-2       BD 1D
 33  13   CZ-3A             3A-Y13    13.04.2007      Xi LC-3       BD-2 M1
 34   1   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y9     13.05.2007      Xi LC-2       NIGCOMSAT 1
 35  14   CZ-3A             3A-Y15    31.05.2007      Xi LC-3       Sinosat 3 (Xinnuo 3)
 36   8   CZ-3B             3B-Y10    05.07.2007      Xi LC-2       ZX 6B
 37  15   CZ-3A             3A-Y14    24.10.2007      Xi LC-3       Chang'e 1
 38   1   CZ-3C             3C-Y1     25.04.2008      Xi LC-2       TL 1A
 39   9   CZ-3B             3B-Y11    09.06.2008      Xi LC-2       ZX 9
 40   2   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y12    29.10.2008      Xi LC-2       VENESAT 1 (Simon Bolivar 1)
 41  16   CZ-3A             3A-Y20    23.12.2008      Xi LC-3       FY 2E
 42   2   CZ-3C             3C-Y3     14.04.2009      Xi LC-2       BD-2 G2
 43  10   CZ-3B             3B-Y8     31.08.2009  P   Xi LC-2       Palapa D
 44   3   CZ-3C             3C-Y2     16.01.2010      Xi LC-2       BD-2 G1
 45   4   CZ-3C             3C-Y4     02.06.2010      Xi LC-2       BD-2 G3
 46  17   CZ-3A             3A-Y16    31.07.2010      Xi LC-3       BD-2 I1
 47   3   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y13    04.09.2010      Xi LC-2       ZX 6A
 48   5   CZ-3C             3C-Y6     01.10.2010      Xi LC-2       Chang'e 2
 49   6   CZ-3C             3C-Y5     31.10.2010      Xi LC-2       BD-2 G4
 50  18   CZ-3A             3A-Y21    24.11.2010      Xi LC-3       ST 1B (ZX 20A)
 51  19   CZ-3A             3A-Y18    17.12.2010      Xi LC-3       BD-2 I2
 52  20   CZ-3A             3A-Y19    09.04.2011      Xi LC-3       BD-2 I3
 53   4   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y20    20.06.2011      Xi LC-2       ZX 10
 54   7   CZ-3C             3C-Y8     11.07.2011      Xi LC-2       TL 1B
 55  21   CZ-3A             3A-Y17    26.07.2011      Xi LC-3       BD-2 I4
 56   5   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y19    11.08.2011      Xi LC-2       Paksat 1R
 57   1   CZ-3B/G3          3B-Y16    18.09.2011      Xi LC-2       FH 2A (ZX 1A)
 58   6   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y18    07.10.2011      Xi LC-2       Eutelsat W3C
 59  22   CZ-3A             3A-Y23    01.12.2011      Xi LC-3       BD-2 I5
 60   7   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y21    19.12.2011      Xi LC-2       NIGCOMSAT 1R
 61  23   CZ-3A             3A-Y22    13.01.2012      Xi LC-3       FY 2F
 62   8   CZ-3C             3C-Y5     24.02.2012      Xi LC-2       BD-2 G5
 63   8   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y22    31.03.2012      Xi LC-2       APStar 7
 64   1   CZ-3B/G1          3B-Y14    29.04.2012      Xi LC-2       BD-2 M3 / BD-2 M4
 65   2   CZ-3B/G3          3B-Y17    26.05.2012      Xi LC-2       ST 2A (ZX 2A)
 66   9   CZ-3C             3C-Y9     25.07.2012      Xi LC-2       TL 1C
 67   2   CZ-3B/G1          3B-Y15    18.09.2012      Xi LC-2       BD-2 M2 / BD-2 M5
 68  10   CZ-3C             3C-Y10    25.10.2012      Xi LC-2       BD-2 G6
 69   9   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y24    27.11.2012      Xi LC-2       ZX 12/APStar 7B
 70  10   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y25    01.05.2013      Xi LC-2       ZX 11
 71   1   CZ-3B/G3Z         3B-Y23    01.12.2013      Xi LC-2       Chang'e 3
 72  11   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y27    20.12.2013      Xi LC-2       Túpac Katari 1
 73   1   CZ-3C/G2          3C-Y12    23.10.2014      Xi LC-2       Chang'e 5-T1 / 4M
 74  24   CZ-3A             3A-Y24    31.12.2014      Xi LC-2       FY 2G
 75   1   CZ-3C/YZ1         3C-Y11    30.03.2015      Xi LC-2       BD-3 I1-S
 76   1   CZ-3B/YZ1         3B-Y26    25.07.2015      Xi LC-2       BD-3 M1-S / BD-3 M2-S
 77  12   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y32    12.09.2015      Xi LC-2       TJS 1
 78  13   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y33    29.09.2015      Xi LC-3       BD-3 I2-S
 79  14   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y36    16.10.2015      Xi LC-2       APStar 9/MySat 1
 80   3   CZ-3B/G3          3B-Y34    03.11.2015      Xi LC-3       ST 2C (ZX 2C)
 81  15   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y38    20.11.2015      Xi LC-2       LaoSat 1
 82   4   CZ-3B/G3          3B-Y31    09.12.2015      Xi LC-3       FH 2C (ZX 1C)
 83  16   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y37    28.12.2015      Xi LC-2       Gaofen 4
 84  17   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y29    15.01.2016      Xi LC-3       Belintersat 1
 85   2   CZ-3C/YZ1         3C-Y14    01.02.2016      Xi LC-2       BD-3 M3-S
 86  25   CZ-3A             3A-Y26    29.03.2016      Xi LC-2       BD-2 I6
 87   2   CZ-3C/G2          3C-Yxx    12.06.2016      Xi LC-3       BD-2 G7
 88  18   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y35    05.08.2016      Xi LC-3       Tiantong-1 01
 89   3   CZ-3C/G2          3C-Y13    22.11.2016      Xi LC-2       TL 1D
 90  19   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y42    10.12.2016      Xi LC-3       FY 4A
 91  20   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y39    05.01.2017      Xi LC-2       TJS 2
 92  21   CZ-3B/G2          3B-Y43    12.04.2017      Xi LC-2       SJ 13 (ZX 16)
		  		  

Planned:

          CZ-3B/G2          3B-       xx.xx.2018      Xi            APStar 6C
          CZ-3B/G3Z         3B-       xx.xx.2018      Xi            Chang'e 4
          CZ-3B/G2          3B-       xx.xx.20xx      Xi            CongoSat 01
          CZ-3A             3A-       xx.xx.2017      Xi            FY 2H
          CZ-3B/G2          3B-       xx.xx.2019      Xi            TCStar 1
          CZ-3B/G2          3B-       xx.xx.201x      Xi            ZX 9A
          CZ-3B/G2          3B-       xx.xx.2019      Xi            ZX 18


Flight  1: Stage 3 failed to ignite, LEO
Flight  8: Stage 3 failed to ignite, LEO
Flight 12: Vehicle veered off course and exploded on impact
Flight 14: Stage 3 shut down 48 sec too early


Launch sites:

Xi  = Xichang Space Center (Songlin), Sichuan, China China


F       Failure
P       Partial Failure