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Ling Qiao (LQ)

Ling Quao ? [CCTV]

Ling Qiao (LQ) is an experimental low earth orbit satellite for multimedia communications, developed by Tsinghua University and Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology Co.

The 135 kg satellite was launched in September 2014 as one of two payloads on a CZ-2D (2) rocket from Jiuquan.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Tsinghua University, Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology Co.
Contractors: Tsinghua University, Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology Co.
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 135 kg
Orbit: 778 km × 809 km, 98.5
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Ling Qiao (LQ) 2014-051A 04.09.2014 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with CX 1-04