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Zhongke-1 (ZK-1, Lijian-1)

Zhongke-1A [CAS]

The Zhongke-1 (ZK-1), also known as Lijian-1, is a solid-fueled launch vehicle.

ZK-1 was developed by CAS Space (a.k.a. Beijing Zhongke Aerospace Exploration Technology Co.), a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The maiden flight of a Zhongke-1A took place in July 2022 from Jiuquan.

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Zhongke-1 (ZK-1, Lijian-1) solid solid solid solid
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Zhongke-1 (ZK-1, Lijian-1) 1330 - - - -
No:   Type:             Date             LS               Payload

 1    Zhongke-1A        27.07.2022       Jq LP-43/130     SATech 01 / GDMTSW / Jinan 1 / DZS 1, 2 / Huawan-Nanyue Kexue


Launch sites:

Jq  = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China

F       Failure
P       Partial Failure

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