Compass-IGSO1 (BD-2 I1)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 143

BD-2 = Beidou 2 - Also called: Beidou DW5, Beidou IGSO-1 & Compass G-5

Launch data:

Designation 36828 / 10036A
Launch date 31 July 2010 - 21:30 UT
Launch site Xichang, LC1A
Launch vehicle  CZ-3A
Mission Military: Navigation/GPS
Geostationary orbit on Aug 7.72:
Perigee / Apogee 35669 x 35892 km
Eccentricity 2,65E-03
Inclination 55.09 deg
Period 1435.82 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Space Technology Research Institute (CASC)
Platform  DFH-3 Bus
Operator Chinese Defense Ministry
Mass at launch  2200 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 1.70 high
Solar array  18.1 span
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 8 yrs - Operational

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
  GSO, 55° incl. 

Mission details:


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