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Yaogan 30 U

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-076A

Description

The Yaogan 30-01-01 to 30-01-03 (Remote Sensing Satellite-30-01-01 to 30-01-03) satellites, were launched by CZ-2C (3) rocket from China's Xichang space center on 29 September 2017. The purpose is not confirmed, although the news reports hint towards a SIGINT mission, especially to detect ships by their radio emissions. They are also known as CX 5 by the manufacturer.

Alternate Names

  • Yaogan30U
  • 46807

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-10-26
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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