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This new thread is dedicated to Chinese private space industry in honor of the successful debut of Space Pioneer Tianlong-2, the first Chinese private liquid orbital launcher.
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All active Chinese private orbital launcher as of 2 Apr 2023
1.Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 kerolox light lift
2.Land Space Zhuque-2 methalox medium lift
3.Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
4.i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid

State-owned commercial launchers CASIC Kuaizhou & CASC Smart Dragon & CAS Space Kinetica(former Lijian or ZK-1A) etc are not included.
 
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Possible launch schedule for 2023
1.An i-Space Hyperbola-1 rocket will launch XX satellites 5 Apr 2023.
2.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites Apr 2023.
3.A OrienSpace Gravity-1 rocket will launch XX satellites on a maiden flight Q3 2023
4.A Land Space Zhuque-2 rocket will launch XX satellites Q3/Q4 2023
5.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX 2023.
6.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX 2023.
7.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX 2023.
8.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX 2023.
9.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX 2023.
10.A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX 2023.
 

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Specifications of Space Pioneer Tianlong-2(literal meaning: SkyDragon)
153t liftoff mass
193t thrust by three YF-102 kerolox engines
1.5t to 500km SSO
2t to LEO
4t to LEO for an improved version with TH-12 kerolox engines
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Possible reusable first stage of Tianlong-2 variants from its official website
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Mission control
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All the orbital launch attempts as of 3 Apr 2023
Total: 13
Success Rate: 53.8%

Green: Successful Red: Failure
27 Oct 2018 Land Space Zhuque-1 light solid (decommissioned)
27 Mar 2019 One Space OS-M light solid (decommissioned)

25 July 2019 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
7 Nov 2020 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid

1 Feb 2021 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
3 Aug 2021 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid

7 Dec 2021 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
13 May 2022 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
9 Aug 2022 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
16 Nov 2022 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid

14 Dec 2022 Land Space Zhuque-2 medium lift LOX/CH4 liquid
9 Jan 2023 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
2 Apr 2023 Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 light lift LOX/RP-1 liquid

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Active orbital launchers and their success rate
1.Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 kerolox light lift 100%
2.Land Space Zhuque-2 methalox medium lift 0%
3.Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid 100%
4.i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid 25%
 
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All the orbital launch attempts as of 3 Apr 2023
Total: 13
Success Rate: 53.8%

Green: Successful Red: Failure
27 Oct 2018 Land Space Zhuque-1 light solid (decommissioned)
27 Mar 2019 One Space OS-M light solid (decommissioned)

25 July 2019 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
7 Nov 2020 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid

1 Feb 2021 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
3 Aug 2021 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid

7 Dec 2021 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
13 May 2022 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
9 Aug 2022 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
16 Nov 2022 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid

14 Dec 2022 Land Space Zhuque-2 medium lift LOX/CH4 liquid
9 Jan 2023 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
2 Apr 2023 Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 light lift LOX/RP-1 liquid

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Active orbital launchers and their success rate
1.Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 kerolox light lift 100%
2.Land Space Zhuque-2 methalox medium lift 0%
3.Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid 100%
4.i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid 25%
TOP 15 Chinese private rocket companies (as of Apr 2023)

1. Space Pioneer Tianlong-2

2. Land Space Zhuque-2

3. Galactic Energy Ceres-1

4. i-Space Hyperbola-1

5. Orienspace Gravity-1

6. Deep Blue Aerospace Neubula-1

7. Rocket Pie Darwin-1

8. Space Epoch YXZ-1

9. Link Space Newline-1

10. AAEngine XD-1

11. Space Tai FT-1

12. Space Circling

13. JZYJ

14. One Space

15. Space Transportation
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All the orbital launch attempts as of 3 Apr 2023
Total: 13
Success Rate: 53.8%

Green: Successful Red: Failure
27 Oct 2018 Land Space Zhuque-1 light solid (decommissioned)
27 Mar 2019 One Space OS-M light solid (decommissioned)

25 July 2019 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
7 Nov 2020 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid

1 Feb 2021 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
3 Aug 2021 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid

7 Dec 2021 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
13 May 2022 i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid
9 Aug 2022 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
16 Nov 2022 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid

14 Dec 2022 Land Space Zhuque-2 medium lift LOX/CH4 liquid
9 Jan 2023 Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid
2 Apr 2023 Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 light lift LOX/RP-1 liquid

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Active orbital launchers and their success rate
1.Space Pioneer Tianlong-2 kerolox light lift 100%
2.Land Space Zhuque-2 methalox medium lift 0%
3.Galactic Energy Ceres-1 light solid 100%
4.i-Space Hyperbola-1 light solid 25%
 

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Unconfirmed sources: i-Space Hyperbola-1 fifth orbital launch tomorrow is delayed again
 

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Unconfirmed sources: i-Space Hyperbola-1 fifth orbital launch tomorrow is delayed again
Unconfirmed sources: i-Space Hyperbola-1 fifth orbital launch is delayed to 7-10 Apr 2023. This launch is critical for i-Space after three consecutive failures.
 

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