Landspace Tech’s attempt to become the first privately owned firm in China to send a rocket into outer space ended in failure on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

China’s first private rocket mission to outer space ends in failure

  • Landspace Tech’s ZQ-1 took off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre at 4pm on Saturday carrying a small satellite for state broadcaster CCTV
  • Mission failed due to problem with rocket’s third stage, company says
Topic |   China technology

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Landspace Tech’s attempt to become the first privately owned firm in China to send a rocket into outer space ended in failure on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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