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Kuaizhou


Chinese "quick-vessel' new launcher. Is though to be an all-solid launch rocket developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC).

It can lift off from mobile launch platforms and has a payload capacity of around 430 kg to a 500 km sun-synchronous orbit.

Burns solid fuel.


Kuaizhou launches


# Launch id Payload Launch Date Site Type Status/Comment (orbit in perigee x apogee x inclination x period)
1 13053 DFH 126 25 Sep 2013 at 04:37 UT 1 275 x 293 km x 96.7°
2 14073 DFH 134 21 Nov 2014 at 06:37 UT 1  
3 17002 A: DFH 166
B: Jilin Lingqiao 1-03
C: DFH 167
9 Jan 2017 at 04:11 UT 1A version first flight
First commercial launch
4 17012 Tiankun 1 2 Feb 2017 at 25:53 UT 2  
Notes: J: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

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