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Gravity-1 succeeds in maiden flight from the sea


A new breakthrough in China's commercial space development! The world's most powerful solid-propellant launch vehicle, the Gravity-1, has successfully carried out its maiden flight from the sea.

The rocket blasted off from the waters surrounding Haiyang, a coastal city in the eastern province of Shandong, at 1:30 p.m. (BJT) on Thursday, sending three Yunyao-1 meteorological satellites into orbit.

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