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Yinhe-1

Kuaizhou-1A

ExPace

Launch Status
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Mission

Yinhe-1

Type: Communications

Yinhe 1 is technology demonstration mission for the planned 144 satellite global 5G communications constellation which is to be built by Chinese Galaxy Space company.

Location

Unknown Pad

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

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

Unknown Pad, Jiuquan, 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 12 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 14 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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