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Dong Fang Hong 168

Also called Tiankun 1, TK 1


Designation 42061 / 17012A
Launch date 2 Mar 2017
Country of origin China
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 385/413 km
Inclination 96.9°
Period 92.4 min
Launch vehicle Kaituozhe 2 #1

First satellite independently developed by China Aerospace Science & Industry Corp. (CASIC) and will be used for remote sensing, telecommunications and experiments in minisatellite-based technologies.

End of life

Decay 7 Jul 2023

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