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SY 3, 4 (TS 3, 4)

SY 3

The Shiyan (SY, Experiment) or Tansuo (TS), series of experimental satellites is a Chinese digital imaging system capable of stereo Earth-terrain mapping.

Shiyan 3 (SY 3) was launched in 2008 on a CZ-2D (2) rocket.

Shiyan 4 (SY 4) was launched in 2011 on a CZ-2D (2) rocket.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 204 kg
Orbit: 543 km × 619 km, 97.30
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SY 3 (TS 3) 2008-056A 05.11.2008 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with CX 1-02
SY 4 (TS 4) 2011-068B 20.11.2011 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with CX 1-03
Further SY missions: