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ZJ 1 (Zijing 1)

ZJ 1 (Zijing 1) is a picosatellites developed by Tsinghua University.

The satellite was carried on board of the NS 2 satellite.

ZJ-1 weighs 234 g and has the purpose to evaluate micro CMOS cameras and MEMS magnetometers, as well as formation flying on tethers with KJSY 1 and inter-satellite communications.

These satellites were launched in a cluster of 20 satellites on the maiden flight of the CZ-6 rocket.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Tsinghua University
Contractors: Tsinghua University
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 0.234 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ZJ 1 (Zijing 1) 2015-049# 19.09.2015 TY LC-16 CZ-6 with XY 2, ZDPS 2A, ZDPS 2B, TT 3, XW 2A, XW 2B, XW 2C, XW 2D, XW 2E, XW 2F, DCBB, LilacSat 2, NUDT-PhoneSat, NS 2, KJSY 1, XC 1, XC 2, XC 3, XC 4