5 satellites

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Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Technology

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Launch Area 95A Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

5 different satellites on a ride share launch mission, details TBD. The 5 satellites are: * Xiamen SciTech 1 * Tianqi 13 * Tianmu-1 01 & 02 * Nantong Zhongxue

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Jan. 9, 2023, 5:38 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • Jan. 5, 2023, 4:44 a.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs; launch vehicle and payload uncertain.


Ceres-1

Family: Ceres-1
Configuration: Ceres-1

Ceres-1 is the first solid propellant launch vehicle of Galactic Energy.

See Ceres-1 Details
Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    3
  • Max Stage
    4
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.28 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    598 kN
Family
  • Name
    Ceres-1
  • Family
    Ceres-1
  • Variant
    Ceres-1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Ceres-1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    350 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    230 kg

Galactic Energy

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Founded: 2018 Successes: 10 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Galactic Energy is a private aerospace company headquartered in Beijing, China. Established by senior engineers in 2018, Galactic Energy engages in low-cost commercial space launch business.

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