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Dummy S2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1997-048B

Description

Dummy S2 is one of two dummies simulating IRIDIUM spacecraft. They were launched by a (newly developed) Long March 2-3 rocket from the new Taiyuan launch center. The goal was to offer the Long March 2-3 as potential carrier for future launches of IRIDIUMs.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-09-01
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2-3
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 680 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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