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Dong Fang Hong 62

Also called FSW 20, Fanhui Shi Weixing


Designation 28424 / 04039A
Launch date 27 Sep 2004
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing (FSW-4?)
Perigee/Apogee 205/297 km
Inclination 63.0°
Period 89.5 min
Launch vehicle Long March 2C #78

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 End of mission
Decay 15 Oct 2004 (fell through a home roof in Penglai, Sichuan)

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