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Maiden Flight

Smart Dragon 1

China Rocket Co. Ltd.

Launch Status


Maiden Flight

Type: Test Flight

First launch of the new solid-fueled rocket by Chinarocket Co., Ltd., which is a commercial subsidiary of CASC. On this launch Smart Dragon 1 will also carry payloads for four private companies.


Unknown Pad

Jiuquan, People’s Republic of China

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

Unknown Pad, Jiuquan, People's Republic of China


Smart Dragon 1 – China Rocket Co. Ltd.

Family: Smart Dragon
Length: 19.2 m
Diameter: 1.2 m
Launch Mass: 23 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 150 kg

The Smart Dragon 1 was manufactured by China Rocket Co. Ltd. with the first launch on . Smart Dragon 1 has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. Smart Dragon-1 is a solid fuel orbital rocket designed by a subsidiary of the state-owned CASC group built for the commercial market.


China Rocket Co. Ltd.

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: CHNR

Country: CHN

China Rocket Co. Ltd. is a spinoff of China’s state-owned launch vehicle manufacturer using a “commercial business model”.

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