BD-2 G6

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 193

Also called: Beidou DW16, Beidou 2-16 and Compass-G6 (or G2R)

Launch data:

Designation 38953 / 12059A
Launch date 25 Oct 2012 - 15:33 UT
Launch site Xichang, LC-2
Launch vehicle  CZ-3C
Mission Military: Navigation/GPS
Geostationary orbit on Nov 1.73:
Perigee / Apogee 35775 x 35799 km
Eccentricity 2,85E-04
Inclination 1.84 deg
Period 1436.11 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer CAST
Platform DFH-3A Bus
Operator Chinese Defence Ministery
Mass at launch  4600 (3800?) kg
Mass in operational orbit 3050 (2300?) kg
Dry Mass payload mass of up to 450 kg
Basic shape  hexahedral structure
Dimension (m) 2.2 x 2.0 x 3.0 m
Equipment 
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 490-Newton Propulsion System
DC power  
Design lifetime  8 yrs - Still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Jan 2013  80° E 



Description:

Mission details:


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