In this July 25, 2019 photo, carrier rocket SQX-1 Y1, developed by a Beijing-based private rocket developer i-Space, sends two satellites into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China. (I-SPACE / HANDOUT VIA XINHUA)
JIUQUAN – The launch of the fourth SQX-1 commercial carrier rocket on Friday was unsuccessful.
Abnormal performance was identified during the flight of the rocket, which lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 3:09 pm (Beijing Time).
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The cause of the failure is under investigation, the launch center said in a statement.