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Maiden Flight

Kuaizhou-11

ExPace

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Maiden Flight

Type: Test Flight

First flight of the new solid launcher developed by ExPace, subsidiary of CASIC. It will carry 2 communication satellites on this launch.

Location

Unknown Pad

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

102 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China.

Unknown Pad, Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Kuaizhou-11

Diameter: 2.2 meters

The Kuaizhou-11 (KZ-11), is a planned Chinese commercial launch vehicle.

Reportedly, the payload is about 1000 kg for low earth orbit and 700 kg for a sun-synchronous orbit.

The three stage rocket is possibly based on the DF-31 missile. It consists of three solid-fueled stages. The principal diameter is 2.2 m and the launch weight is 78 tons. the first stage features four grid rudders. The vehicle is launched from a launch truck.

The Kuaizhou-11 rocket has been launched a total of 1 times with 0 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

ExPace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: EP

Country: CHN

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