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PRC 19



PRC 19 was an Earth resources satellite launched by the People's Republic of China from the Shuang Cheng Tzu site aboard a CZ-2C rocket. Its film capsule re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on October 11, 1986. It also performed surveillance tasks.

Alternate Names

  • FSW-0 8
  • 17001
  • PRC19

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1986-10-06
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 1800 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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