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

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