Credit: Galactic Energy Space Technology Co.


Electron Name: Ceres-1 (Gushenxing-1)
Manufacturer: Galactic Energy Space Technology Co.
Height: 19 m / 62 ft
Diameter: 1,4 m / 7 ft
Mass: 33 ton / 72,750 lb
  • LEO: 350 kg / 770 lb
  • SSO: 230 kg / 510 lb
Stages: 4
Engines first stage: 1 x Light Year GS-1 (solid)
Engines second stage: 1 x Light Year GS-2 (solid)
Engines third stage: 1 x Light Year GS-3 (solid)
Engines fourth stage: Upper stage (liqiud)
Cost per launch: $4 million
Launch sites:
  • Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (China)
First launch: 07/11/2020


Ceres-1 launch statistics

Images: Galactic Energy Space Technology Co.

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This article was published by FutureSpaceFlight founder and chief editor Kris Christiaens. Kris Christiaens has been passionate and fascinated by spaceflight and space exploration all his life and has written hundreds of articles on space projects, the commercial space industry and space missions over the past 20 years for magazines, books and websites. In late 2021, he founded the website FutureSpaceFlight with the goal of promoting new space companies and commercial space projects and compiling news of these start-ups and companies on one website.