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XY 2



Xinyan 2 was a Chinese microsatellite to test new technologies in space. It was a testbed for an electric propulsion system. It was launched along with a cluster of 20 satellites on the maiden flight of the CZ 6 rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 40904
  • Kaituo 1A
  • Xinyan 2
  • Xinyan2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-09-19
Launch Vehicle: Long March 6
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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