China Space Group Casc Working On Small Launcher

Credit: Chinese government
BEIJING—Chinese space industry group Casc is developing a small, solid-propellant rocket that will closely compete with launchers of rival Casic. The Jielong 1 will be able to lift 150-kg (330-lb.) payloads to 700 km (430 mi.) Sun-synchronous orbits, the group says in a statement carried on official...

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