Second Flight

Second Flight

Tianlong-3 SEP TBD 2024
Chinese commercial launch firm Space Pioneer has announced a new round of funding for development of the Tianlong-3 rocket comparable to the SpaceX Falcon 9.
Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameSecond Flight
Launch SiteCommercial LC-2, Wenchang Space Launch Site, China
Launch VehicleTianlong-3
AgencyBeijing Tianbing Technology
Launch DateSEP TBD 2024
Space Pioneer is targeting a first Tianlong-3 launch in the first half of 2024. It aims to launch 30 times per year within three years of the debut launch.This 12th round of funding will go towards completing the Tianlong-3 rocket which is to be capable of lifting 17 tons to low Earth orbit (LEO).Space Pioneer states that the rocket will be capable of lifting 17 tons of payload to low Earth orbit, or 14 tons to 500-kilometer sun-synchronous orbit.

Launch Vehicle - Tianlong-3

Rocket Height71 m (233 ft)
Diameter3.8 m (12 ft)
Mass590 t (1300000 lbs)
Stages2
Payload To LEO17 t (37000 lbs)
Payload To SSO14 t (31000 lbs)
PropellantLOX / RP-1