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Dong Fang Hong 73

Also called Beidou 1D or Beidou 2A


Designation 30323 / 07003A
Launch date 3 Feb 2007
Country of origin China
Mission Navigation
Geostationary orbit 140°E (planned)
Launch vehicle Long March 3A #92

The previous such satellite was DFH 54.

Had solar panel deployment problems.

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Technical data


Prime contractor CAST
Platform DFH3
Mass at launch 2200 kg
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 1700 W
Design lifetime  

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