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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.

Alternate Names

  • 37874
  • TX 1
  • TianXun1

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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