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Dong Fang Hong 59

Also called FSW 19, Fanhui Shi Weixing


Designation 28402 / 04033A
Launch date 29 Aug 2004
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing (FSW-4?)
Perigee/Apogee 168/553 km
Inclination 63.0°
Period 91 min
Launch vehicle Long March 2C #76

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 capsule deorbited
Decay 25 Sep 2004

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