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Kuaizhou-1A lofts two satellites for China


Kuaizhou-1A lofts two satellites for China The Chinese launched two new small satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in a mission managed by the Expace company. The launch took place at 23:41UTC on Friday, using the Kuaizhou-1A (Y10) rocket. Onboard the solid fuelled launch vehicle was the KX-09 and the Xiaoxiang 1-07 satellites. Developed by the DFH Satellite Co., the microgravity experimental satellite KX-09 (supposedly Kuxue-09) will conduct studies in microgravity. Established in August 2001, DFH Satellite Co., Ltd. is mainly engaged in system R&D, design, integration and in-orbit service of small satellites.   More



(Source: NASASpaceFlight.com - Sep 1)

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