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PRC 21



PRC 21 was an Earth resources mission launched by the People's Republic of China from the Shuang Cheng Tzu site aboard a CZ-2C rocket. It provided photo imaging and returned a film capsule to Earth. It also carried microgravity experiments.

Alternate Names

  • 18341
  • FSW-1 1
  • PRC21

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1987-09-09
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 2076 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Earth Science
  • Microgravity

Additional Information

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

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