Credit: CAS Space


Kinetica-1 Name: Kinetica-1 (Lijian-1 / PR-1)
Manufacturer: CAS Space / Chinese Academy of Sciences
Height: 30 m / 98 ft
Diameter: 2,6 m / 8,8 ft
Mass: 135 ton / 270,000 lb
  • LEO: 2,2 ton / 770 lb
  • SSO: 1,65 ton / 510 lb
Stages: 4 (4 x solid fuel)
Cost per launch: Unknown
Launch sites:
  • Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (China)
First launch: 27/07/2022


Kinetica-1 launch statistics

Images: CAS Space

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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.