- Type: Technology
- Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Satellite reported as for “spatial environment measurement” purposes. Actual usage TBD.
Launch Area 95A
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China
Launch Area 95A has witnessed the launch of 51 rockets, including 51 orbital launch attempts, while Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 221 rocket 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.
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.