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The CPC Central Committee Congratulates Long March-7 Success
SOURCE: Xinhua     UPDATED: 2016-06-28

WENCHANG, Hainan, June 25 (Xinhua) -- In a message congratulating on the success of the Long March-7 mission, the Communist Party of China Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission said the move marks the nation's improved capability in entering the space.

The success will encourage people of all ethnic groups and military officers and soldiers in the process of realizing the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and building a strong army, the message read.

As China's new generation of carrier rocket, Long March-7 was launched from the Wenchang space launch center in south China's Hainan Province. The launch is the first at the Wenchang site, and the 230th of China's Long March carrier rocket family.