Chinas commercial space industry takes off with successful orbital launch

              本文重点:Chinas commercial space industry takes off with successful orbital launch

              JIUQUAN,July25(Xinhua)--AcarrierrocketdevelopedbyaChineseprivatecompanysuccessfullysenttwosatellitesintoorbitfromtheJiuquanSatelliteLaunchCenterinnorthwestChinaat1:,developedbyaBeijing-basedprivaterocketdeveloperi-Space,,,vicepresidentofi-Space,saidthesuccessfullaunchshowsthatthec,BeijingInstituteofTechnology,saidtheorbitallaunchisamilestoneindemonstratingthatChinasprivatel,Chineseprivatespacseffortstofosterthecom,i-Space,setupin2016,hasbecomearisingstarinthecountry,asuborbitalrocketnamedtheHyperbola-1S,developedbythecompany,wassuccessfullylaunchedfromalaunchcenterinsouthChina,,theaerospaceindustrymainlyservedthenationalstrategicgoals,butnowprivatespaceenterprisesareexploringhowtoservethegeneralpublic."Thecommercialspaceindustryhasgatheredmomentuminrecentyears,"saidWuZhijian,director-generaloftheChinaSpaceFoundation,,drivenprimarilybythecommercialspacesector."State-ownedfirmsaremainlyresponsibleforthecountry,grea,"saidLanLidong,founderofZeroGLab,,thefirmisbuildingaremotesensingsatellitenetworkwhichwillobtainreal-timeEarthobservationdataforportmanagement,waterpollutioncontrol,,vicepresidentofi-Space,saidprivatespacecompaniescanhelplowercostsandincreasetheefficiencyofspaceactivities,acceleratingtechnologicaldevelopment."Agroupofscientistswhowereformerstate-ownedaerospaceindustryexpertsarenowworkingforprivatefirms,adoptingamoreflexiblewaytoexplorespace,"Caisaid."Inthefuture,wewillcontinueupgradingourbusinessmode,pushingforwardChinascommercialspaceproductsandservicestotheworld,"Caiadded.。