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Chinese privately developed rocket fails to reach orbit

10 October, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A privately developed Chinese carrier rocket failed to reach orbit after lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center , in a blow to the country’s nascent attempts by private companies to rival Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The three-stage rocket, Zhuque-1, was developed by Beijing-based Landspace. The company said in a microblog post after … Read More