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Yaogan 29

Yaogan 29

The Chinese Yaogan 29 (Remote Sensing Satellite-29) government remote sensing satellite, likely also used as a military reconnaissance satellite, is likely the first of a successor series to the Yaogan-1 (JB-5) class space-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) system.

The satellite uses the same orbit as the Yaogan-1 class, but has, according to published illustrations, a different design.

Yaogan 29, was launched in November 2015 on a CZ-4C rocket into a 615 km × 619 km, 97.8 orbit.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth observation (radar)
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Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
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Orbit: 615 km × 619 km, 97.8 (#29)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Yaogan 29 (YG 29, JB-x 1) 2015-069A 26.11.2015 TY LC-9 CZ-4C