"Long triacetate rocket first flight failure 500 dead" untrue – Sohu News according to Xinhua News Agency on the network "1996 three B rocket first flight failure cause 500 deaths" argument, as a commitment to China’s long march rocket series development, production and emission test task unit, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation 18 issued a statement the rumor. China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, the statement said, February 15, 1996 morning 3 when zero 1 minute, newly developed in our country long march-3b rocket launch international 708 communications satellite, about two seconds after the ignition off, abnormal rocket flight attitude, about 22 seconds, the Rockets head fell to the ground, hit from the launch frame less than 2 km from the hillside, then the occurrence of violent explosions, satellite and the rocket Ju destroyed, the accident caused 6 people killed and 57 injured in hospital. China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said that after the launch of the loss, the majority of the people learn from the lessons learned, strict and careful, strict quality control, China Aerospace Research and production of the quality level of continuous improvement. So far, the long march three B rocket launch mission all achieved success. Just past the 12th Five-Year period, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation successfully launched a total of 86 138 arrows, the launch success rate of 97.7%, creating the world’s highest space launch success rate. Among them, in 2015 launched a total of 19 arrows 45 stars, all successful, the success rate of 100%.