China Launches New Solid-Fueled Lijian-1 Rocket

Lijian-1 is now China's largest and most powerful solid-fueled launch vehicle.
Credit: Xinhua News Agency
SINGAPORE—China has successfully launched six satellites into space on the Lijian-1 rocket, marking the entry of a new launch vehicle manufacturer, CAS Space, into the Chinese space sector. Also designated as Zhongke (ZK)-1, the Lijian-1 rocket blasted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in...

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