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Dong Fang Hong 57

Also called FSW 18, Fanhui Shi Weixing, FSW 3-1


Designation 28078 / 03051A
Launch date 3 Nov 2003
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing (FSW-4?)
Perigee/Apogee 192/357 km
Inclination 63.0°
Period 89.5 min
Launch vehicle Long March 2D #71

Weighs 2600 kg. The capsule to be recoved weighs approx 300 kg.

The satellite might be of a new generation called Jianbin 4 (JB-4)

End of life

Cause Normal earth return
Decay 21 Nov 2003

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