- Type: Test Flight
- Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
First flight of the new methalox rocket developed by Chinese startup LandSpace.
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.
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.
LandSpace is a Chinese private space launch company based in Beijing. It was founded in 2015 by Tsinghua University alumni Zhang Changwu.