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CentiSpace-1 S3 (?)

Kuaizhou 1A

ExPace

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Mission

CentiSpace-1 S3 (?)

Type: Communications

CentiSpace-1 S3 is a Chinese commercial small satellite by Beijing-based company Future Navigation, which is to test GNSS augumentation techniques, among them a laser inter-satellite communication link. It was built by CAS Microspace based on their WN-100 bus.

Launch Location

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Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

156 rockets have launched from Jiuquan, People's Republic of China.

Rocket

Kuaizhou

Length: 19.4 meters
Diameter: 1.4 meters
First Launch: January 9, 2017

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.

The Kuaizhou rocket has been launched a total of 14 times with 12 successful and 2 failed launches.

Agency

ExPace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: EP
Administration: CEO: Zhang Di
Founded: 2016

Country: CHN

ExPace is a Chinese space rocket company based in Wuhan, Hubei, China. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of missileer China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), a Chinese state-owned company, and serves as its commercial rocket division. ExPace is focused on small satellite launchers to low Earth orbit.

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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
24 days ago

All the best to our space friends in China .