Chuangxin-16

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Mobile Launcher Pad Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

2 satellites of unknown purposes built by Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Aug. 23, 2022, 3:20 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • Aug. 22, 2022, 2:24 a.m.

24 hours slip per NOTAMs


Cosmic_Penguin • Aug. 18, 2022, 6:22 a.m.

Added launch per NOTAMs; launch vehicle and payload very uncertain.


Kuaizhou

Family: Kuaizhou
Configuration: 1A

Kuaizhou is a family of Chinese "quick-reaction" orbital launch vehicles. Flying since 2013, Kuaizhou 1 and 1A consist of three solid-fueled rocket stages, with a liquid-fueled fourth stage as part of the satellite system.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    19.4 m
  • Diameter
    1.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.4 m
  • Launch Mass
    30 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Kuaizhou
  • Family
    Kuaizhou
  • Variant
    1A
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Kuaizhou-1A
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    300 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    250 kg

ExPace

ExPace

(EP)

CEO: Zhang Di Founded: 2016 Successes: 22 Failures: 3 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

ExPace is a Chinese space rocket company based in Wuhan, Hubei, China. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of missileer China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), a Chinese state-owned company, and serves as its commercial rocket division. ExPace is focused on small satellite launchers to low Earth orbit.

WIKI

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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