Kuaizhou-1A | Multiple payloads

ExPace was scheduled to launch a Kuaizhou-1A rocket as part of the Multiple payloads mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Sun, Jan 8th, 2017, 11:11 PM EST from Launch Area 4?, Jiuquan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Kuaizhou-1A and experience the excitement for yourself.


Multiple payloads

Lingqiao (or known as Jilin 1) is a small remote sensing satellite designed to capture videos with a ground resolution of 1.3 m. This is a third satellite of the Lingqiao series.


Launch Area 4?, Jiuquan

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China



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.