China's record-breaking Gravity-1 rocket aces amazing debut launch from ship at sea (video)

Apr 15, 2020
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It makes sense. You combine all operations together into one ship launcher. Lower cost. But the ship had better be able to take a large oops when a nasty RUD happens. Could be more damage unless a RUD is planed for in construction of the ship..
 
China has a problem with its launch sites being far inland, so its boosters fall onto populated areas within China. They are building an additional launch facility on their coast. But, this launch from a ship is another option.

I hope the ship was uncrewed during the launch.
 
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