Chang'e 4 Relay (QueQiao)

The first in a set of two launches for China's lunar exploration mission, Chang'e 4, a Long March 4C rocket will send the Chang'e 4 communications relay satellite to the Earth-Moon L2 Lagrange point. Later in 2018, China is also expected to launch a lander and rover to the Moon.

The launch date was Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:28 PM (UTC).

Provider China
Vehicle Long March 4C
Launch Date
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Launch Time 9:28 PM (UTC)
Launch Time (Pad)
05:28 AM (UTC+8)
Location LC-3, Xichang Satellite Launch Center
China