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China Centispace-1-s1 satellite launch on Kuaizhou-1A rocket

China Centispace-1-s1 satellite launch on Kuaizhou-1A rocket Details, Features, Highlights

China launched its Centispace-1-s1 satellite on a Kuaizhou-1A low-cost solid-fuel carrier rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in China.

This is the second commercial launch by the Kuaizhou-1A rocket. The Kuaizhou-1A rocket is a low-cost solid-fuel carrier rocket.

The Kuaizhou-1A was developed by a rocket technology company under the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC). It is a low-cost solid-fuel carrier rocket with high reliability and a short preparation period, designed to launch low-orbit satellites weighing under 300 kg.

The Centispace-1-s1 was developed by Innovation Academy for Microsatellites of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is a technology experiment satellite for the low-orbit navigation enhancement system being developed by Beijing Future Navigation Technology Co. Ltd.

It has high reliability and a short preparation period. It has been designed to launch low-orbit satellites upto 300 kg of weight.

Kuaizhou-1A ’s first launch was carried out in January 2017. It had sent 3 satellites into space.

Kuaizhou-1A was developed by a rocket technology company under the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC).

Centispace-1-s1 has been developed by Innovation Academy for Microsatellites of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

It is a technology experiment satellite for the low-orbit navigation enhancement system that is developed by Beijing Future Navigation Technology Co.

 


 

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