Beijing’s iSpace on Thursday became the first privately owned Chinese company to successfully launch a rocket into space. Photo: Huanqiu.com

iSpace becomes China’s first privately owned firm to put a rocket into orbit

  • Hyperbola-1 ‘makes history’ after delivering two satellites into near-Earth orbits
  • Successful mission comes just months after industry rivals One Space and Land Space see their hopes fizzle out
Topic |   China science

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Beijing’s iSpace on Thursday became the first privately owned Chinese company to successfully launch a rocket into space. Photo: Huanqiu.com
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