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CAS 2T & KS 1Q


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CAS 2T & KS 1Q are two autonomous payloads mounted on the upper stage of a CZ-11 launch vehicle

CAS 2T (Chinese Amateur Radio satellite 2T) or Fengtai-1 is a technical verification payload for CAMSAT CAS-2 series amateur radio satellites. CAS 2T is a 2U CubeSat fixed to the final stage of rocket.

Kechuang Aerospace Forum's KS 1Q is an attached qualification payload for the proposed Kechuang satellite constellation. It is to verify an ultra-small sun sensor, an TT&C transponder, key technology for an optical telemetry transmitter, an inertial measurement unit and carries a wide-angle camera.

The payloads were launched on the second flight of the CZ-11 launch vehicle. The orbital life may be 10 to 30 days until reentry of the launch vehicle upper stage.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Amateur radio communication, technology
Operator: CAMSAT (CS 2T), Kechuang Aerospace Forum (KS 1Q)
Contractors: CAMSAT (CS 2T), Kechuang Aerospace Forum (KS 1Q)
Configuration: CubeSat (2U) and payload box fixed to upper stage
Propulsion: None in orbit
Power: Solar cells, batteries (individual for each payload)
Lifetime: ~ 30 days
Orbit: 503 km × 996 km, 98.78
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CAS 2T & KS 1Q 2016-066G 09.11.2016 Jq LP-43/95B CZ-11 with XPNAV 1, Xiaoxiang 1, Lishui 1-01, Pina-2 01, Pina-2 02


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