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Shijian 5



Shi-Jian 5 (Practice 5) was a 350 kg minisatellite launched into an 870 km sun-synchronous orbit on a Long March 4B booster from the Taiyuan space center as a secondary payload with the Fengyun-1C remote sensing mission.

Alternate Names

  • 25731
  • Experiment 5
  • Shijian5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-05-10
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 350 kg

Funding Agency

  • China National Space Administration (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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

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