China Launches Commercial Carrier Rocket SQX-1
On April 7th, 2023 at 12:00 pm, i-Space, a Beijing-based space technology company, successfully launched its self-developed SQX-1 Y6 carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in China.
The main purpose of this mission is to verify the effectiveness of the reset measures after the failure of the SQX-1 Y4 carrier rocket, validate the correctness of SQX-1 (Hyperbola-1) overall scheme and technology, accumulate flight data for this type of rocket, and lay a foundation for improving product reliability.
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In addition, through continuous optimization and innovation, i-Space has achieved a new balance between cost and efficiency in this mission. At the same time, this mission is the fifth flight of SQX-1 (Hyperbola-1) rocket.