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Zhongxing 22A



Zhongxing 22A is a Chinese (PRC) geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Long March 3A rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China on 12 September 2006. It is expected to provide voice and video transmissions, especially during the Beijing Olympics in 2008, after parking over 98 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 29398
  • ChinaSat 22A
  • Zhongxing22A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-09-12
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3A
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

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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