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Tianlian-2 01, 02, 03 (TL 2A, 2B, 2C)

Tianlian-2 01 [CCTV] (antennas not yet deployed)

The TL 2 (Tian Lian 2) satellite is a geostationary relay satellite based on the DFH-4 Bus (three-axis-stabilized telecommunications satellite platform).

TL 2 will be used to support real-time communications between orbiting satellites and ground control stations. This system will replace the current network of ground-based space tracking and telemetry stations and space tracking ships.

TL 2 represents the second generation of this relay satellite network.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communication
Contractors: CAST
Configuration: DFH-4 Bus
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Tianlian-2 01 (TL 2A) 2019-017A 31.03.2019 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G3
Tianlian-2 02 (TL 2B) 2021-124A 13.12.2021 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G3
Tianlian-2 03 (TL 2C) 2022-078A 12.07.2022 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G3

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