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Ceres-1 (Gushenxing-1, GX-1)

Ceres-1 (Tianqi 11) [Galactic Energy]

Ceres-1 is a small solid fuel orbital rocket for the commercial market designed by Galactic Energy, also known as Beijing Xinghe Dongli Space Technology Co. Ltd.

The Ceres-1 rocket can put up to 350 kg into low earth orbit and 270 kg into a 700 km sun synchroneous orbit. It consists of three solid-fuel stages using hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene fuel topped by a liquid fueled stage.

The maiden flight took place in November 2020.

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Ceres-1 ? ? ? ?
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Ceres-1 350 270 - - - -
No:         Type               Serial   Date          LS             Payload

 1      1   Ceres-1            Y1       07.11.2020    Jq LC-43/95A   Tianqi 11
 2      2   Ceres-1            Y2       07.12.2021    Jq LC-43/95A   Jinzijing 1-03 / Jinzijing 5 / Tianjin Daxue 1 / Lize 1 / Baoyun


 x      x   Ceres-1            .        xx.xx.2022    Jq LC-43/95A   Fangzhou 2F
 x      x   Ceres-1            Y3       xx.06.2022    Jq LC-43/95A   Taijing-1 01 / Taijing-1 02 
Launch sites:

Jq  = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China

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