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Tansuo 2



Tansuo 2, also known as Shijan Weixing 2 and as Experimental Satellite 2, ia a Chinese (PRC) 300 kg minisatellite that was launched by a Long March 2C rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China on 18 November 2004. It will test some technology developments, and will also survey and monitor the geographical environment.

Alternate Names

  • 28479
  • Experimental Satellite 2
  • SY 2
  • Shijan Weixing 2
  • Shiyan 2
  • Tansuo2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2004-11-18
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Technology Applications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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