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Yaogan 29

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-069A

Description

The Yaogan 1 (Remote Sensing Satellite-1) remote sensing satellite, likely also used as a military reconnaissance satellite, was launched by CZ-4C rocket from China's Taiyuan space center on 26 April 2006. It is China's first space-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) system. The military designation of the satellite is Jian Bing-5 (JB-5). The whole development project was funded by the PLA.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2015-11-26
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
    Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

    Discipline

    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

     
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