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Maiden flight

Gravity-1

Orienspace Technology

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Maiden flight

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

First launch of Chinese private company OrienSpace’s Gravity-1 launch vehicle from an ocean-going launch platform. Payload is Yunyao-1 18-20, 3 weather satellites performing atmospheric measurements using GNSS Radio Occultation for a Tianjin based company. Constellation is planned to have an eventual 90 satellites.

Location


Haiyang Spaceport

Sea Launch

Haiyang Spaceport has witnessed the launch of 1 rockets, including 1 orbital launch attempts, while Sea Launch, has been the site for 49 rocket launches.

Haiyang Spaceport

Rocket


Orienspace Technology Gravity-1

A 4 stage launch vehicle by Chinese private company OrienSpace, consisting of 5 solid rocket motors clustered together but with the center motor igniting just before boosters separation. The upper two stages also uses solid fuel.

Gravity-1

Agency


Orienspace Technology

Galactic Energy is a private aerospace company headquartered in Yantai, Shandong, China, established in 2020. The company is developing the Gravity Series of satellite launch vehicles.

Orienspace Technology
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