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China’s first private orbital launch attempt fails
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
China’s private space industry saw a setback in its development over the weekend after a Chinese rocket firm failed to send a satellite into orbit. The three-stage solid-fueled rocket, developed by Beijing-based private firm LandSpace, took off from the national launching site in Jiuquan in north-central China on Saturday (Oct. 27) around 4pm local time.… read more


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