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Tian Xun 1



TX 1(Tian Xun 1) was launched from Taiyuan on 09 November 2011 at 03:21 by a Long March 4B rocket. The microsatellite weighed 35 kg and was designed by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics for a mission of technological verification tests. It is equipped with a 2.5 kg CCD camera, developed by the students of the Suzhou University, which can provide a maximum resolution of 30 m.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2011-11-09
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
    Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China
    Mass: 35 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


    • Technology Applications

    Additional Information

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

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