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Dong Fang Hong 106

Also called Zi Yuan 3A or ZY-3A or Ziyuan 3-01


Designation 38046 / 12001A
Launch date 9 Jan 2012
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 506 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 97.5°
Period 94.7 min
Launch vehicle Long March #148

Replaces DFH 64.

External resources

sat-index articles

n2yo.com tracking

Technical data


Prime contractor CASC
Mass at launch 2650 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 5 years

3.5 m panchromatic resolution
6 m infrared multispectral resolution

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