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APStar 6C

APT Satellite signed in October 2015 a contract with China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) of Beijing for the construction and launch of the APStar-6C communications satellite.

APStar 6C will be built on CAST's DFH-4 platform. The satellite has a 15 year life time. It will be launched in 2018 on a Chinese CZ-3B/G2 booster.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: APT Satellite Company Ltd.
Contractors: CAST
Configuration: DFH-4 Bus
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
APStar 6C - 2018 Xi CZ-3B/G2


  • CAST website
Further APStar missions: