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LQSat is a Chinese commercial experimental remote sensing satellite. The satellite carries an experimental imager with a ground resolution of 5 m. Additionally, it carries an amateur radio payload.

LQSat will operate as as part of a constellation of four satellites, Jilin 1 for high-definition images, LQSat for testing new space technology and two Lingqiao satellites for video.

Alternate Names

  • 40958

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-10-07
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
Launch Site: Jiuquan, 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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