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NS 2 (Naxing 2)

NS-2 (Nano Satellite 2) on Naxing 2, a Chinese nano- or micro-satellite developed by Tsinghua University.

The satellite will evaluate various new satellite components like micro star trackers, micro sun sensors, MEMS gyroscopes and magnetometers, quartz tuning fork sensors and GPS/BDS navigation receivers.

NS 2 carries two nanosatellites, ZJ 1 and KJSY 1, to be deployed on orbit.

It was launched in a cluster of 20 satellites on the maiden flight of the CZ-6 rocket.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Tsinghua University
Contractors: Tsinghua University
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 20 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NS 2 (Naxing 2) 2015-049G ? 19.09.2015 TY LC-16 CZ-6 with XY 2, ZDPS 2A, ZDPS 2B, TT 3, XW 2A, XW 2B, XW 2C, XW 2D, XW 2E, XW 2F, DCBB, LilacSat 2, NUDT-PhoneSat, ZJ 1, KJSY 1, XC 1, XC 2, XC 3, XC 4