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Qi Qiu Weixing 2



Atmospheric research balloon Qi Qui Weixing 2 (PRC 32) was launched by the People's Republic of China from Taiyuan along with Fengyun 2-1 and Qi Qui Weixing 1. It was inflated on orbit to 2.5 m and performed atmospheric density observations.

Alternate Names

  • 20790
  • Da Qi 1B
  • Atmosphere 2
  • PRC 32
  • Da Qi 2
  • Air Balloon Satellite 2
  • QiQiuWeixing2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1990-09-03
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 4 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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