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PRC 18

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1986-010A

Description

PRC 18 was an experimental telecommunications test satellite launched by the People's Republic of China from the Xichang space center aboard a CZ-3 booster. It was parked in a geosynchronous orbit at 103 deg E.

Alternate Names

  • STTW-1
  • 16526
  • PRC18

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1986-02-01
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 900 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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