Kuaizhou-1A | KX-09 & TY-1-07 (Xiaoxiang-1-07)

ExPace launch of a Kuaizhou-1A Rocket

Launch Status

ExPace was scheduled to launch a Kuaizhou-1A rocket as part of the KX-09 & TY-1-07 (Xiaoxiang-1-07) mission. The launch window for the Microgravity Research mission was on Fri, Aug 30th, 2019, 7:41 PM EDT from Unknown Pad, 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.


KX-09 & TY-1-07 (Xiaoxiang-1-07)

Developed by the DFH Satellite Co., the microgravity experimental satellite KX-09 (supposedly Kuxue-09) will conduct studies in microgravity. Established in August 2001, DFH Satellite Co., Ltd. is mainly engaged in system R&D, design, integration and in-orbit service of small satellites. It is subordinated to China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) and wholly owned by the listed company China Spacesat Co., Ltd. Xiaoxiang 1-07 (TY 1-07) is a small satellite developed by SpaceTY, possibly a CubeSat-2U. As one of the first commercial aerospace companies in China, “Spacety” specializes in developing commercial micro/nanosatellites. The company aims to provide short-cycle, low-cost and one-stop services to scientists, research institutes, and commercial companies, for science experiments and technology demonstrations.


Unknown Pad, 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.