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Shiyuan 5



As previous launches from China, little information was released about this mission. SW-5 uses the CAST-100 satellite platform and is possibly related to the medium size rapid surveying earth observation satellite platform that can house optical, SAR and other payloads for rapid target acquisition.

Alternate Names

  • 39455
  • SY-5
  • Shiyuan5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-11-25
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
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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