SJ 4 [CAST]
SJ 4 (Shi Jian 4) was a satellite to monitor the space radiation environment and its effects in an elliptical orbit.
SJ-4 was built by CAST. The spin stabilized spacecraft had a mass of 397 kg with a diameter of 1.6 m and a height of 2.1 m.
The satellite was equipped with six instruments:
The satellite was launched from Xichang on the maiden flight of the CZ-3A rocket and was put into a geosynchronous transfer orbit of 210 km × 36125 km with an inclination of 28.6º. It operated for about six months.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||210 km × 36125 km, 28.6º|
|SJ 4||1994-010A||08.02.1994||Xi LC-2||CZ-3A||with KF 1|