Compass-IGSO4 (BD-2 I4)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 161

BD= Beidou 2 - Also called: Beidou DW9 and Compass G-9

Launch data:

Designation 37763 / 11038A
Launch date 26 July 2011 - 21:44:28 UT
Launch site Xichang, LC3
Launch vehicle  CZ-3A (Y17)
Mission Military: Navigation/Global positioning
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35708 x 35879 km
Eccentricity 2.03E-03
Inclination 55.2 deg
Period 1435.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufactor Space Technology Research Institute (part of CASC)
Platform DFH-3 Bus
Operator Chinese Defense Ministry
Mass at launch  2300 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  8 yrs - Operational

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
  GSO, 55° incl. 


Mission details:


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