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XJS A, B

The XJS A and XJS B are a pair of Chinese satellites to conduct tests on inter-satellite links and earth observation technology.

The satellites were built by CAST DFH.

The two satellites were launched together by CZ-2C (3) rocket from China's Xichang space center on 27 June 2018. The launch vehicle featured an modified fairing, as the satellites did not fit the standard fairing

Nation: China
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
XJS A 2018-054A 27.06.2018 Xi LC-3 CZ-2C (3) with XJS B
XJS B 2018-054B 27.06.2018 Xi LC-3 CZ-2C (3) with XJS A