ZX-12 (SupremeSat 1)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 201

ZX= Zhongxing - Also called: ChinaSat 12

Launch data:

Designation 39017 / 12067A
Launch date 27 Nov 2012 - 10:13 UT
Launch site Xichang, LC-2
Launch vehicle  CZ-3B/E
Mission Gov.: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35759 x 35807 km
Eccentricity 5,69E-04
Inclination 0.04 deg
Period 1435.92 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Thales Alenia Space (FR)
Platform Spacebus-4000C2
Operator China Satcom
Mass at launch  5054 kg (5500?)
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 24 C-band transponders, 23 Ku-band transponders
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion S400
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs - Still active



Integration with the launch vehicle



A Sri Lankan flag on the fairing to illustrate SupremeSat-leased portion of the payload


Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 10 Dec 2012 81.5° E 
 May 2013  87.5° E 



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