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China’s private space companies ramp up orbital launches

by Futures Centre, Mar 29
1 minute read

Beijing-based OneSpace attempted – and failed – to send a solid propellant rocket, made to carry satellites up to 100kg (220Ibs), up into orbit. The failure to launch adds to a growing group of well-funded private Chinese companies who have launched small commercial satellites over the past two years. LandSpace’s launch failed at the third stage this past October while iSpace and OneSpace both had successful sub-orbital launches this past year showing the results are still mixed.


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