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Dong Fang Hong 171

Also called Beidou 25, Beidou 3M2


Designation 43002 / 17069B
Launch date 5 Nov 2017
Country of origin China
Mission Navigation
Perigee/Apogee 21500 km
Inclination 55°
Period 773 min
Launch vehicle Long March #237

Carries a phased array antenna for navigation signals and a laser retroreflector. Launch mass 1014 kg
The spacecraft offer higher-performance rubidium and hydrogen atomic clocks, inter-satellite links, improved spatial signal accuracy, and better compatibility with other countries' navigation satellites.

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