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Kaidun 1



The Kaidun 1 or Caton 1 is a 2U CubeSat built jointly by the Beijing Kaidun Universal Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing MSI Technology Development Co., Ltd. and the Nanjing University of Technology. The satellite is to test a VHF Data Exchange System (VDES) for communications via the Inmarsat satellite system.

Alternate Names

  • 41915
  • Caton 1
  • Kaidun1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-01-09
Launch Vehicle: Kuaizhou 1A
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 2.72 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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