The DFFC (Duoyongtu Feichuan Fanhui Cang) is subscale model of a future Chinese crewed space capsule.
The capsule has a height of 2.3 m and a diameter of 2.6 m with a mass of 2600 kg. Reportedly outfitted with basic systems like a navigation system, heat shield, parachutes and a communications system capable of transmitting through the plasma occurring during the hypersonic re-entry sequence.
It was launched on the maiden flight of the CZ-7/YZ1A rocket. It remained attached to the XZ-1A upperstage with the ZGZ Shiyan Zhuangzhi. The upper stage provided also the reentry manouevre for the DFFC capsule.(?)
The DFFC capsule successfully returned to earth on 26 June 2016.
|Type / Application:||Technology, reentry|
|DFFC||2016-042D||25.06.2016||We LC-201||CZ-7/YZ1A||with Aoxiang Zhixing, Tiange Feixingqi 1, Tiange Feixingqi 2, Aolong 1, ZGZ Shiyan Zhuangzhi|