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Flight 3

Zhuque-2

LandSpace

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Flight 3

  • Type: Technology
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit

First operational flight of LandSpace’s Zhuque-2 rocket with 3 payloads: Tianyi-33 – 50 kg class satellite from TYSPACE & Hunan University of Science and Technology that tests various new technologies including a camera, new spacecraft thermal control, composite material for anti-radiation effects, high-output electric power supplies and payload control software using the Rust programming language; Honghu-1 & 2 – 50 kg class satellites for long term testing of Xenon & Krypton-based Hall-effect thrusters & Argon-based ion thrusters.

Flight 3

Location


Launch Area 96

Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

Launch Area 96 has witnessed the launch of 3 rockets, including 3 orbital launch attempts, while Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 221 rocket launches.

Launch Area 96

Rocket


LandSpace Zhuque-2

Zhuque-2 is a medium-sized rocket powered by liquid oxygen and methane capable of lifting 6,000 kg of payload into a 200 km low Earth orbit, or 4,000 kg of payload into a 500 km Sun-synchronous orbit.

Zhuque-2

Agency


LandSpace

LandSpace is a Chinese private space launch company based in Beijing. It was founded in 2015 by Tsinghua University alumni Zhang Changwu.

LandSpace
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