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Shijian 10

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-023A

Description

Recoverable science satellite carrying 19 microgravity and biological experiments including microgravity fluid physics, microgravity combustion, space material science, space radiation, the effects of microgravity on biological processes, and space biotechnology. The mission was jointly developed by 11 institutes of the China Academy of Sciences, together with six Chinese universities, the European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Shijian 10 is expected to remain in space for 15 days.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2016-04-05
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
    Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
    Mass: 3600 kg

    Funding Agencies

    • Chinese Academy of Sciences International
    • European Space Agency International
    • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency International

    Discipline

    • Microgravity

    Additional Information

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

     

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