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Shaonian Xing



Shaonian Xing (also known as Youth Star) is a three-unit CubeSat developed by Chinese students as part of the Sat-China outreach project to engage youth in thinking about space, STEAM education, and even satellite development. Launch mass is 2 kg.

The Shaonian Xing resulted from an initiative organized by China Soong Ching-ling Foundation, by the China Association for Science and Technology, and by the Chinese Education Society.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2018-02-02
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
    Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
    Mass: 2 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


    • Engineering

    Additional Information

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

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