Updated: 11 11,2020 english.cnipa.gov.cn

A new four-stage rocket operated by the Chinese launch company Galactic Energy succeeded on its inaugural flight Saturday, delivering a data relay microsatellite to an orbit 300 miles (500 kilometers) above Earth. The Ceres 1 rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan launch base in in the Gobi Desert of northwestern China at 0712 GMT (2:12 a.m. EST) Saturday, according to China's state-run Xinhua news agency. 

——New Chinese rocket successful in debut launch, Spaceflight Now

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Through technical exploration and practice in the field of commercial satellite launches, Chinese commercial satellite launch companies have accumulated a large number of self-developed technologies and laid out a relatively complete intellectual property rights protection system, which has enabled China to get more and more involved in such field.