NS 1 [CCTV]
NS-1 (Nano Satellite 1) on Naxing 1, a 55 lb spacecraft is China's first nano- or micro-satellite, indicating progress in smaller lightweight space systems. Its development by Qinghua University and Aerospace Qinghua Technologies Co. Ltd. is being used as an educational asset to teach future Chinese space engineers. It carries a range of technology demonstration experiments the Chinese declined to identify.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||543 km × 620 km, 97.64°|
|NS 1 (Naxing 1)||2004-012B||18.04.2004||Xi LC-3||CZ-2C (2)||with SY 1|