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Xiwang 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-072B

Description

Xiwang 1, a Chinese amateur radio satellite, was a secondary payload on a Long March 4C rocket launched from Taiyuan on 15 December 2009 at 02:31 UT. This satellite, also known as XW 1 or Hope 1 has a mass of approximately 50 kg and carries a beacon, and three cross-band transponders operating in FM, SSB/CW and digital modes.

Alternate Names

  • XW 1
  • Hope 1
  • 36122

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-12-15
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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