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Dongfanghong 3



DFH-3 was a Chinese communications satellite launched into geosynchronous orbit at 125 deg E. It was built by the Chinese Telecomms Broadcast Satellite Company of Beijing.

Alternate Names

  • 24798
  • DFH 3
  • Dongfanghong3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-05-11
Launch Vehicle: Long March
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 2266 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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