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XiWang 2A

Also named XW 2A, CAS 3A


Designation 40903 / 15049E
Launch date 19 Sep 2015
Country of origin China
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 460/480 km
Inclination 97.5°
Period 93.9 min
Launch vehicle Long March 6 #1

Owned by CAMSAT (Chinese AMSAT)

Beacon freq: 145.640/145.660 MHz
Transponder uplink: 435.030-435.050 MHz, downlink: 145.685-145.665 MHz

End of life

Decay 25 Apr 2023

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It carries 2 sub-satellites, approx 1.5kg each, attached:

XiWang 2E (CAS 3E)

Beacon freq: 145.890/145.910 MHz
Transponder uplink: 435.270-435.290 MHz, downlink: 145.915-145.935 MHz

XiWang 2F (CAS 3F)

Beacon freq: 145.955/145.975 MHz
Transponder uplink: 435.330-435.350 MHz, downlink: 146.000-146.020 MHz

Technical data


Prime contractor DFH Satellite
Mass at launch 25 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 39.8 cm cube
Solar array body-mounted solar cells
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

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