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Dong Fang Hong 165

Also called TXJSSY 2, TJS 2, Tongxin Jishu SW2, Huoyan 2


Designation 41911 / 17001A
Launch date 6 Jan 2017
Country of origin China
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Long March #231

Previous similar satellite: DFH 139

Would be a Communications Engineering Test Satellite to operate in Ka-band. Developed by the "Shanghai team". Might instrad be an early warning test satellite.


Begin End Position
L: Mar 2021 107°E
Apr 2021   66.4°E
Apr 2022   66.5°E inclined

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