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Hongyun 1

Hongyun 1 [CASIC]

Hongyun 1 is a prototype satellite for the CASIC's 156 satellite Hongyun broad-band LEO communications constellation.

The first Hongyun satellite was launched on a CZ-11 rocket.

Despite of massive deployment plans, no further launches followed. In 2020, the project was merged with the competing Hongyan to a new mega constellation project called Guowang.

Nation: China
Type / Application: ?
Operator: CASIC
Contractors: CASIC
Power: solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Hongyun 1 2018-108A 21.12.2018 Jq LP-43/95B CZ-11

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