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Qiankun-1 & Xingshidai‐16

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Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

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

Share ride launch of 2 satellites to SSO: * Qiankun-1 Very Low Earth Orbit (VLEO) technology demonstration satellite for CSpace * Xingshidai‐16 Earth observation satellite for ADASpace

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • July 22, 2023, 5:45 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • July 20, 2023, 4:37 a.m.

1 day slip per new NOTAMs.


Cosmic_Penguin • July 19, 2023, 5:40 a.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs; payload and launch vehicle uncertain.


Ceres-1

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Configuration: Ceres-1

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

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Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    3
  • Max Stage
    4
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.28 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    598 kN
Family
  • Name
    Ceres-1
  • Family
  • 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

Galactic Energy

(GE)

Founded: 2018 Successes: 10 Failures: 1 Pending: 2

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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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