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Yaogan 21



Described as being used for remote sensing but mission is probably military or government photo-reconnaissance. Replacement for Yaogan 12.

Alternate Names

  • 40143
  • Yaogan21

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-09-08
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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