ZX 6A (Chinasat 6A)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 146

Also known as Xinnuo liuhao (Sinosat-6)

Launch data:

Designation 37150 / 10042A
Launch date 04 Sep 2010 - 16:14 UT
Launch site Xichang
Launch vehicle  CZ-3B/E
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on Oct 7.35:
Perigee / Apogee 35791 x 35800 km
Eccentricity 0.0001
Inclination 0.37 deg
Period 1436.57 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST)
Platform  
Operator China Direct Broadcast Satellite co.
Mass at launch  5000 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Sep 21, 2010  126° E 


Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR623), #206, #226 - update: 09.12.10