SJ 5 [CAST]
Based the CAST968 bus, SJ-5 (Shi Jian) is a smallsat for space exploration and scientific experiment, representing the first use of satellite bus technology in China. It was successfully launched by a CZ-4B launch vehicle from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on 10 May 1999. It is mainly designed for space charged particle measurement, S-band high-speed data-link transmitter test, large-capacity solid-state storage test and fluid science experiment.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Contractors:||DFH Satellite Co. Ltd of CAST|
|Power:||2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries|
|SJ 5||1999-025B||10.05.1999||TY LC-7||CZ-4B||with FY 1C|