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Zhinui


Chinese sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle.

Success Rate: 100.00%. Launch data is: complete.

Status: Retired 1991.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 4.80 m (15.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft).
Thrust: 10.00 kN (2,248 lbf).
Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).
First Launch: 1988.12.19.
Last Launch: 1991.01.22.
Number: 5 .

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Associated Countries
See also
Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Haikou Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 5 launches from 1988 to 1991, reaching up to 120 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

Zhinui Chronology


1988 December 19 - . Launch Site: Haikou. Launch Vehicle: Zhinui. LV Configuration: Zhinui ZN-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1988 December 20 - . Launch Site: Haikou. Launch Vehicle: Zhinui. LV Configuration: Zhinui ZN-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1988 December 22 - . Launch Site: Haikou. Launch Vehicle: Zhinui. LV Configuration: Zhinui ZN-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1988 December 24 - . Launch Site: Haikou. Launch Vehicle: Zhinui. LV Configuration: Zhinui ZN-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1991 January 22 - . Launch Site: Haikou. Launch Vehicle: Zhinui. LV Configuration: Zhinui ZN-3.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

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