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The small Kaituozhe-2 rocket, likely based on an intercontinental ballistic missile, is capable of launching 250 kg to a 700 km-altitude Sun-synchronous orbit, or 350 kg to lower orbits. It is also designed for fast response time.

Developed by CASIC

Kaituozhe launches

# Launch id Payload Launch Date Site Type Status/Comment (orbit in perigee x apogee x inclination x period)
1 17012 DFH 168/Tiankun 1 2 Mar 2017 at 25:53 UT KT2  
Notes: J: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

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