It was delivered into orbit, 550km (341 miles) above the Earth, by the Long March-4B rocket. Beijing aims to send a probe to the dark side of the moon by 2018 and to put astronauts on the moon by 2036.
- The capital of China is Beijing and its Currency is Renminbi.
- The President of China is Xi Jinping.
- Xichang Satellite Launch Cente is in China.