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Yaogan 16B



Remote sensing, possibly including reconnaissance. Similar mission to the US DoD NOSS triplet launches. Yaogan 16 is accompanied by a pair of smaller payloads flying in formation with the main spacecraft.

Alternate Names

  • 39012
  • Yaogan16B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-11-25
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
Launch Site: Jiuquan, 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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