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Chinasat 6B



ChinaSat 6B is a Chinese (PRC) geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Long March 3B rocket from Xichang launch center at 12:08 UT on 06 July 2007. The 4.6 tonne, 8.7 kW craft carries 38 C-band transponders to provide voice and video services to Asia-Pacific and Oceania after parking over 115.5-degrees East longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 31800
  • Chinasat6B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-07-06
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
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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