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Tansuo 2

Also called Shiyan 2


Designation 28479 / 04046A
Launch date 18 Nov 2004
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 694 / 711 km
Inclination 98.1°
Period 98.8 min
Launch vehicle Long March 2C

Will carry out photographic surveys of China's land resources, monitor geographical environment and conduct scientific research on mapping.

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Technical data


Prime contractor DFH Satellite Co.
Mass at launch 300 kg
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Solar array  
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Design lifetime  

Has a stereo imager

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