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CentiSpace-1 S1 (Xiangrikui 1)

CentiSpace-1 S1 []

CentiSpace-1 S1, renamed Xiangrikui 1 after launch, is a Chinese commercial small satellite by a Beijing-based company called Future Navigation, which is to test GNSS augumentation techniques, among them a laser inter-satellite communication link.

It was built by CAS Microspace based on their WN-100 bus.

The satellite was launched in September 2018 on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket from Jiuquan.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology ?
Operator: Future Navigation
Contractors: CAS
Equipment: Laser communication link
Configuration: WN-100 bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 97 kg
Orbit: 700 km SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CentiSpace-1 S1 (Xiangrikui 1) 2018-075A 29.09.2018 Jq SLS-E2 Kuaizhou-1A