Xiaoxiang 1 [CGTRI]
Xiaoxiang 1 (XX 1), also known as TY 1 (Tianyi 1), is a prototype commercial research nanosatellite developed by Spacety Aerospace Co. at the Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan.
The 8 kg satellite is built to the 6U CubeSat form factor. The payload consists of a stabilization system to provide precise, stabilzed camera pointing. It serves as a pathfinder for a small constellation of commercial research satellites (TY 2-5).
Xiaoxiang 1 was launched as a piggy-back payload on the second flight of the CZ-11 rocket.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Spacety Aerospace Co., Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan|
|Contractors:||Spacety Aerospace Co., Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan|
|Equipment:||Stabilized camera system|
|Power:||2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries|
|Orbit:||500 km SSO|
|TY 1 (Tianyi 1, XX 1, Xiaoxiang 1)||2016-066B||09.11.2016||Jq LP-43/95B||CZ-11||with XPNAV 1, Lishui 1-01, Pina-2 01, Pina-2 02, CAS 2T & KS 1Q|