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XIAOXIANG 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-066B

Description

Xiaoxiang 1 (XX 1), also known as TY 1 (Tianyi 1), is a prototype commercial research nanosatellite developed by Spacety Aerospace Co. at the Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan.

The 8 kg satellite is built to the 6U CubeSat form factor. The payload consists of a stabilization system to provide precise, stabilized camera pointing. It serves as a pathfinder for a small constellation of commercial research satellites (TY 2-5).

Alternate Names

  • XIAOXIANG1
  • XX 1
  • TY1
  • Tianyi 1
  • 41842

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-11-09
Launch Vehicle: Long March 11
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 8 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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