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Xingyun-2 01, 02

Kuaizhou-1A

ExPace

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Xingyun-2 01, 02

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit

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 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 222 rocket launches.

Launch Area 95A

Rocket


ExPace Kuaizhou-1A

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.

Kuaizhou-1A

Agency


ExPace

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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