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Yaogan 22



Chinese media is referring to the new satellite as one that will be used for scientific experiments, land survey, crop yield assessment, and disaster monitoring. As was the case in the last launches of the Yaogan Weixing series, western analysts believe this class of satellites is used for military purposes.

Alternate Names

  • 40275
  • Yaogan22

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-10-20
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
Launch Site: Taiyuan, 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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