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QQW 1, 2 (DQ 1, 2)

The QQW or DQ (Da Qui) were two balloon satellites for studies of the density of the upper atmosphere.

The two satellites were launched on 3 September 1990 together with the prime payload Feng Yun 1B on a CZ-4 rocket. The satellites weighted 2.6 kg and 3.3 kg and were deployed from the CZ-4 upper stage using a special adapter.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Research, air density
Configuration: Balloon
Mass: 2.6 kg (#1); 3.3 kg (#2)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
QQW 1 (DQ 1) 1990-081B 03.09.1990 TY LC-7 CZ-4 with Feng Yun 1B, QQW 2
QQW 2 (DQ 2) 1990-081CB 03.09.1990 TY LC-7 CZ-4 with Feng Yun 1B, QQW 1

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