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Yaogan 2

Also called Jianbing 3-1


Designation 31490 / 07019A
Launch date 25 May 2007
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 631/655 km
Inclination 97.8°
Period 97.6 min
Launch vehicle Long March #96

SAR remote sensing

The launch also carried an experimental picosatellite from Zhejiang University. The 1 kg satellite is for microelectronics research. It is probably the MEMS-Pico satellite, previously announced as under development by Zhejiang University and Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology. Carries an infrared sensor, a CMOS camera and an S-band transceiver.

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