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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.

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    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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