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Shiyuan 3



Shiyuan 3 (also spelled as Shiyan 3) was one of two Chinese craft that were launched by a Long March 2D rocket at 00:15 UT on 05 November 2008 from Jiquan Satellite Launch Center. Shiyuan was developed by the Harbin Institute of Technology for experiments on new technologies in atmospheric exploration.

Alternate Names

  • 33433
  • Shiyuan3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-11-05
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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