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SJ 21



CASC did not disclose the mission of Shijian 21, but the state-run Xinhua news agency reported it will be “mainly used to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.”

Alternate Names

  • SJ21
  • 49330

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-10-24
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

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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