Yaogan 12 (JB-10 2)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 170

Also called: Yaogan Weixing 12 (Remote Sensing Satellite 12)

Launch data:

Designation 37875 / 11066B
Launch date 09 Nov 2011 - 03:21:05 UT
Launch site Taiyuan, LC-9
Launch vehicle  CZ-4B (Y21)
Mission Military: Remote sensing
Sun-synchronous LEO Earth orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 484 x 491 km
Eccentricity 5,10E-04
Inclination 97.4 deg
Period 94.35 min

Launched together with Tianxun-1 (TX-1)

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST)
Platform Phoenix-2 bus
Operator People's Liberation Army (C41)
Mass at launch   kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
DC power  
Design lifetime  Still active


Mission details:

Ref.: #7(JR650), #14, #226 - update: 08.02.12