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Chinasat 9B



Built on the DFH-4E satellite bus developed by the China Academy of Space Technology, Chinasat 9B is designed to relay live television broadcasts, according to CASC. The satellite can support 4K and 8K high-definition video transmissions of large events such as the Winter Olympics to be hosted by Beijing in February.

Alternate Names

  • 49125
  • Chinasat9B
  • Zhongxing 9B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-09-09
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B/E
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

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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