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Yaogan 5



Yaogan 5 was launched on a Long March 4B rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province at 03:22 UT on 15 December 2008. The three-stage rocket boosted the earth observation satellite into a sun-synchronous low-earth orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 33456
  • Yaogan5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-12-15
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, 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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