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Shijian 6F



Shijian 6E and Shijian 6F are the third pair of Chinese military satellites that were launched by a Long March 4B rocket from Taiyuan launch center at 01:15 UT on 25 October 2008. Most websites name them as "super secret" missions, without specifying payload. Chinese news agencies name them as "research" missions, again without payload details.

Alternate Names

  • 33409
  • Shijian6F
  • SJ 6F

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-10-25
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • China National Space Administration (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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