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Yaogan 36 01B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2022-120D

Description

The Yaogan constellation is a Chinese reconnaissance constellation. According to Chinese media, the satellites are used for scientific experimentation, surveying land, assessing crop yields, and monitoring disasters. However, the satellites are likely also used for reconnaissance operations by the Chinese Ministry of Defense.

Alternate Names

  • 53946
  • Yaogan3601B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2022-09-26
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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