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Tianyan-16 & Starpool-01A

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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

2 Earth observation and/or communication satellites for MinoSpace (Tianyan-16) & ELLISPACE (Starpool-01A).

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 5, 2023, 12:09 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 28, 2023, 2:49 p.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs; Payload and launch vehicles identities 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: 13 Failures: 1 Pending: 1

Agency Type:

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.

INFO

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Launch Area 95A


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