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Xingyun-2 01, 02

Kuaizhou-1A

ExPace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Xingyun-2 01, 02

Type: Communications

Xingyun-2 01 and 02 are the first two satellites of the planned low Earth orbit constellation being built by Xingyun Satellite company, whichi is a subsidiary of CASIC. These satellites will be used to provide Internet of Things (IoT) communications services. Xingyun constellation is planned to consist of 156 satellites in total.

Location

Launch Area 4?

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

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

Launch Area 4?, 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 10 times with 9 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

ExPace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: EP

Country: CHN

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