Maiden Flight

Overview

Destination: None
Mission: Test Flight

Unknown Pad Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

First flight of the new methalox rocket developed by Chinese startup LandSpace.

Zhuque-2

Family: Zhuque
Configuration:

Zhuque-2 is a medium-sized rocket powered by liquid oxygen and methane capable of lifting 4,000 kg of payload into a 200 km low Earth orbit, or 2,000 kg of payload into a 500 km Sun-synchronous orbit. As of July 2018, the rocket was planned to be launched in 2020.

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Zhuque-2
  • Family
    Zhuque
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Zhuque-2
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    2000 kg

LandSpace

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Successes: 0 Failures: 1 Pending: 1

Agency Type: Commercial

LandSpace is a Chinese private space launch company based in Beijing. It was founded in 2015 by Tsinghua University alumni Zhang Changwu.

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