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Weilai 1 (Future 1)

Weilai 1 (Future 1) [Landspace]

Weilai 1 (Future 1) is a small satellite for space science experiments and remote sensing by CCTV (China Central Television).

CCTV measures 320 by 295 by 248 millimeters. It is to operate for two years in a Sun-synchronous orbit (SSO).

The satellite is to be launched on the maiden flight of the Zhuque-1 (LandSpace-1) launch vehicle in late 2018.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology, earth observation
Operator: CCTV
Contractors: CCTV
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 2 years
Mass: ~40 kg
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Weilai 1 (Future 1) - 2018 We Zhuque-1