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Yaogan 8



Yaogan 8, a Chinese observation satellite, was launched on a Long March 4C rocket from Taiyuan on 15 December 2009 at 02:31 UT.

Alternate Names

  • 36121
  • Yaogan8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-12-15
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
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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