Long March V --- Ice Arrow. China's Heavy Lift Rocket

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    this new rocket will further enable China's peaceful exploration of the deeper space. Future space station, manned moon mission or even mars mission are getting one step closer.

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    Ice Arrow, a.k.a Long March V, has a diameter of 5m, height 63.2 m and a total weight mass of 850 T. Ariana V of EuroSpace can be considered as a same league
    counterpart, with a height of 46–52 metres (151–171 ft), Diameter of 5.4 metres (18 ft) and a Mass of 777 T. (1,710,000 lb)
     
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    copied from cir's post:
    http://www.shenkong.net/uploadfiles/201211/221106578657.jpg

    Workers are working on Long March V's Von Karman's Nose.

    artist's impression of launching site.
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    The launching site is sited as in Wenchang, Hainan province,lower latitude will help heavier loads due to the centrifugal force is bigger.
     
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