SJ 17 [CNTV]
SJ 17 (Shijian 17) is a Chinese experimental geostationary satellite flown on the maiden CZ-5/YZ2 launch.
The SJ 17 satellite, funded solely by CAST, is based on the DFH-4S Bus with a mass of nearly 4000 kg.
SJ 17 satellite is to test new technologies and components. The mission is to:
The satellite was directly inserted into geostationary orbit by the YZ-2 upper stage of the launch vehicle.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Mass:||~ 4000 kg|
|SJ 17||2016-065A||03.11.2016||We LC-101||CZ-5/YZ2|