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  • China’s Gravity-1 Rocket Dazzles in Landmark Sea Launch

    China’s Gravity-1 Rocket Dazzles in Landmark Sea Launch

    Shandong-based Orienspace pulled off its first-ever launch, breaking the record for the largest payload capacity on a commercial rocket for China’s growing space industry. The Chinese company launched the Gravity-1 rocket on Thursday at 12:30 a.m. ET from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, producing massive plumes above the surface of the water that…