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Chinasat 9



Chinasat 9, also known as Zhongxing 9, is a Chinese (PRC) communication satellite that was launched by a Long March 3B rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province at 16:15 UT on 09 June 2008. It will be the primary vehicle for transmitting voice and video from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Alternate Names

  • 33051
  • Zhongxing 9
  • Chinasat9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-06-09
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
Launch Site: Xichang, 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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