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Shiyan 14 & Shiyan 15

Kuaizhou-1A

ExPace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Shiyan 14 & Shiyan 15

Type: Government/Top Secret

2 Chinese classified satellites.

Location

Unknown Pad

Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China

116 rockets have launched from Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China.

Unknown Pad, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Rocket

Kuaizhou-1A – ExPace

Family: Kuaizhou
Length: 19.4 m
Diameter: 1.4 m
Launch Mass: 30 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 300 kg

The Kuaizhou-1A was manufactured by ExPace with the first launch on 2017-01-09. Kuaizhou-1A has 16 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 18 launches. 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.

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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