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


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.