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Reentry Shroud

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-042D

Description

The DFFC (Duoyongtu Feichuan Fanhui Cang) is subscale model of a future Chinese crewed space capsule.

The capsule has a height of 2.3 m and a diameter of 2.6 m with a mass of 2600 kg. Reportedly outfitted with basic systems like a navigation system, heat shield, parachutes and a communications system capable of transmitting through the plasma occurring during the hypersonic re-entry sequence.

Alternate Names

  • ReentryShroud
  • DFFC
  • Duoyongtu Feichuan Fanhui Cang
  • 41627

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-06-25
Launch Vehicle: Long March 7
Launch Site: Wenchang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 18 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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