China will launch the first commercial rocket developed by a private enterprise in mid-May, the company said Tuesday.
Shu Chang, CEO of One Space said its rocket OS-X was now at a testing ground in northwest China preparing for the first launch.
Established in August 2015, One Space is China's first private company which has a license to develop carrier rockets. The company so far has two rocket series, the OS-X and the OS-M.
Source: Xinhua News
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Vostochny Cosmodrome preps for first tourist visit
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Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia (Sputnik) Apr 24, 2018
Foreign tourists interested in checking out the inner workings of Russia's brand new spaceport, or making a selfie against the backdrop of a rocket as it blasts off into space will soon get their chance, with Moscow tour operators working on the excursion details.
Representatives from Roscosmos, Russia's space tourism industry and officials from Amur region's tourism ministry have met with Moscow-based travel companies to work out the details of excursions to Vostochny Cosmodrome.
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