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Shaonian Xing

Shaonian Xing [Sat China]

Shaonian Xing ("Youth Star") is a 3U-CubeSat developed by teenagers as part of the Sat-China outreach project to engage youth in thinking about space, STEAM education, and even satellite development.

Shaonian Xing will be launched together with Zhangheng 1 and several small satellites on a CZ-2D (2) booster in 2017.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Education, technology
Operator: Sat-China
Contractors: Sat-China
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 2 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Shaonian Xing - 2018 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with Zhangheng 1, —uSat 4, —uSat 5, GOMX 4A, GOMX 4B, FengMaNiu 1