29 July 2019
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) said that the Long March 2C which launched the new triplet of Yaogan 30 remote sensing satellites on 26 July was equipped with steerable grid fins to control the direction of the fall of the used rocket stage and its attitude. The success of the test is of great significance for improving China's inland rocket landing safety, minimizing the inconvenience to the local people, as well as promoting the follow-up development of carrier rockets' controllable recovery, soft landing and reuse, according to He Wei, an official with the CASC.
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