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TY 2 (Xiaoxiang 2, XX 2)

TY 2 [Spacety]

Xiaoxiang 2 (XX 2), also known as TY 2 (Tianyi 2), is a commercial research nanosatellite developed by Spacety Aerospace Co. at the Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan.

The 8 kg satellite is built to the 6U CubeSat form factor.

Xiaoxiang 2, also known as Hunan Xiangjiang New Area satellite or TY 2 (Tianyi 2) was launched on the third CZ-11 flight in early 2018. It carries technology experiments developed by Tianyi Research Institute in Changsha, Hunan province.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Spacety Aerospace Co., Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan
Contractors: Spacety Aerospace Co., Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan
Equipment: Stabilized camera system
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 8 kg
Orbit: 500 km SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
TY 2 (Tianyi 2, XX 2, Xiaoxiang 2, Hunan Xiangjiang New Area satellite) 2018-008A 19.01.2018 Jq SLS-E2 CZ-11 with Jilin-1 Video-07, Jilin-1 Video-08, TY 6, KIPP, Zhou Enlai