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Tiantong-1 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-048A

Description

Information about the new satellite is very limited with some rumors pointing to an S-band mobile communication satellite developed by the Chinese Academy of Space Technology and operated by China SatCom, being a descendant of the CMMB project.

In geosynchronous orbit, the satellite will provide mobile communications services around to China and to the Middle East, Africa, the Pacific and the Indian Ocean.

The satellite mobile communication system application subsystem was developed by Henan Communication Technology Co., Ltd., Xinxiang.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2016-08-05
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
    Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     
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