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Yinhe 1



Yinhe 1 (also known as Galaxy 1, or GS-SparkSat-03) is a Chinese technology demonstration satellite for Galaxy Space's planned 144 satellite global 5G communications constellation.The 500-pound (227-kilogram) satellite will perform technology verification tests for GalaxySpace, which plans to deploy up to 144 satellites in low Earth orbit to provide Q-band, V-band and Ka-band broadband services in the next few years.

Alternate Names

  • Yinhe1
  • 45024
  • Galaxy 1
  • GS-SparkSat-03

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-01-16
Launch Vehicle: Kuaizhou
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 227 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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