Feng Yun 2F (FY-2F)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 178


Launch data:

Designation 38049 / 12002A
Launch date 13 Jan 2012 - 00:56:04 UT
Launch site Xichang, LC-3
Launch vehicle  CZ-3A (#Y22)
Mission Meteorology, Earth Science
Geostationary orbit on Feb 11.72:
Perigee / Apogee 35760 x 35812 km
Eccentricity 0.0006
Inclination 2.34 deg
Period 1436.08 min
FY-2F


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Shanghai Academy of Space Flight Technology
Platform 
Operator China Meteorological Administration
Mass at launch  1369 kg
Mass (BOL) 536 kg
Basic shape  Cylindrical
Dimension (m) 4.5 long - 2.1 dia
Equipment 
Solar array Solar cells
Stabilization  
Propulsion FG-36 apogee motor (jetisonable)
DC power  
Design lifetime  active: 3 yrs - > million years

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2012 105° E 



Description:

Mission details:


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