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XW-2E

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-049L

Description

The XW 2E and 2F or CAS 3E and 3F (Chinese Amateur Radio satellite 3E and 3F) are two identical picosatellites for amateur radio mission only. These satellites are built on an 116 mm × 116 mm × 116 mm cubic body, similar to a 1U CubeSat, but not complying to the CubeSat specifications. The have a mass of approximately 1.5 kg mass each. The amateur communications payload consists of U/V 20 kHz wide transponders with 145 MHz CW beacon and 19k2 GMSK AX25 telemetry downlinks.

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    Facts in Brief

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

    Disciplines

    • Communications
    • Technology Applications

    Additional Information

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

     
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