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APStar 6E

NSSDCA ID: 2023-005A


The APStar 6E satellite was ordered by APT Satellite of Hong Kong and will add to the company's fleet of telecommunications satellites serving the Asia-Pacific region.

The 4,607-pound (2,090 kilograms) satellite was developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) and based on a new, small DFH-3E satellite platform featuring all-electric propulsion.

Alternate Names

  • 55239
  • APStar6E

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-01-12
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 2090 kg

Funding Agency

  • APT Satellite Company Ltd (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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