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TJS-1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-046A

Description

A super-secretive satellite was launched by China from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center on Saturday. Launch of the unknown spacecraft – unofficially claimed to be the Communications Engineering Test Satellite -1 (TXJSSY-1) – took place at 15:42 UTC using a Long March-3B (Chang Zheng-3B) rocket, as the Chinese continue their build up in space.

Alternate Names

  • 40892
  • TJS1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-09-12
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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