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Tiankun 1 (TK 1)

Tiankun 1 [CASIC]

Tiankun-1 is a Chinese satellite developed by CASIC, which is a technology demonstration mission to test out their new small satellite bus.

The satellite ist to test the new bus and remote sensing and telecommunications technologies in space.

The satellite was launched in March 2017 on the maiden Kaituozhe-2 rocket from Jiuquan.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology ?
Operator: CASIC
Contractors: CASIC
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: 373 km × 404 km, 96.9
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Tiankun 1 (TK 1) 2017-012A 02.03.2017 Jq SLS-E2 Kaituozhe-2