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Taizhi 1 (KX 09)

Taizhi 1 (KX 09) []

Taizhi 1 or KX 09 is a Chinese small satellite built by DFH Satellite Co. to test technologies for a future gravitational wave detector mission.

The tests include an laser interferometer demonstrating a 100 pm measurement accuracy, micro thrusters with < 1 μN control accuracy, drag-free attitude control and electric Hall-effect thrusters.

The satellite was launched in August 2019 on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket from Jiuquan.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology ?
Contractors: CAS
Power: Solar arrays, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Taizhi 1 (KX 09) 2019-058B 30.08.2019 Jq LP-43/95A Kuaizhou-1A with TY 1-07 (Xiaoxiang 1-07)

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