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Yaogan 2, 4, 7, 11, 24, 30 (JB-6 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Yaogan 11 (JB-6 3)

The Yaogan 2 (Remote Sensing Satellite-2) government remote sensing satellite, likely also used as a military reconnaissance satellite, was launched by CZ-2D (2) rocket from China's Jiuquan space center on 25 May 2007. It is an optical complement to the SAR-equipped Yaogan 1 satellite.

Yaogan 4 was launched on 1 December 2008. The third, Yaogan 7 followed on 9 December 2009. A fourth, Yaogan 11, was launched on 22 September 2010. The fifth satellite, Yaogan 24, was put into orbit on 20 November 2014.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator:
Contractors: CAST
Equipment:
Configuration: CAST2000 bus ?
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: 631 km × 655 km, 97.8 (#2); 633 km × 652 km, 97.9 (#4); 630 km × 666 km, 97.8 (#7); 631 km × 655 km, 97.8 (#11)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Yaogan 2 (YG 2, JB-6 1) 2007-019A 25.05.2007 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with ZDPS 1
Yaogan 4 (YG 4, JB-6 2) 2008-061A 01.12.2008 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)
Yaogan 7 (YG 7, JB-6 3) 2009-069A 09.12.2009 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)
Yaogan 11 (YG 11, JB-6 4) 2010-047A 22.09.2010 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with ZDPS 1A-1, ZDPS 1A-2
Yaogan 24 (YG 24, JB-6 5) 2014-072A 20.11.2014 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)
Yaogan 30 (YG 30, JB-6 6) 2016-029A 15.05.2016 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)

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