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Shijian 6G



Shijian 6G, also known as SJ 6G, was one of two Chinese satellites launched from Taiyuan on 06 October 2010 at 00:49 UT by a Long March 4B rocket. The satellites were the fourth pair of Shijian 6 satellites to be launched. The two research satellites will probe the space environment. Shijian means practice in Chinese.

Alternate Names

  • SJ 6-04A
  • 37179
  • Shijian6G
  • SJ 6G
  • Shijian 6-04A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-10-06
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • China National Space Administration (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Space Physics
  • Engineering

Additional Information

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

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