On Friday, China successfully launched a Long March 5 Yaosan rocket from Hainan, an island off the nation’s southern coast.

The first March 5 rocket launched in 2016, but an attempt to launch another in July 2017 ended mid-launch when the rocket’s first stage engines failed, sending its payload into the ocean.

This successful launch puts China back on track to meet its future goals for space exploration.

Friday’s event was a big moment for China, with more than a million people streaming live coverage of the rocket launch online, as AFP reports.

The March 5 delivered a single test satellite into orbit, but the rocket is capable of lugging 25 tonnes of cargo into space, giving it about the same payload capacity as NASA’s most powerful rocket to date, the Delta IV.

China has big plans for the March 5.

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