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TY 16, TY 17

TY 16, TY 17 [Spacety]

TY 16 (Tianyi 16) and TY 17 (Tianyi 17) are a pair of commercial earth obseervation nanosatellites developed by Spacety Aerospace Co. at the Changsha Gaoxinqu Tianyi Research Institute, Hunan.

These are medium-resolution remote sensing satellites to carry out satellite data applications such as disaster emergency monitoring, marine maritime applications, agricultural remote sensing services, polar environmental monitoring.

The satellites were built to the 6U CubeSat form factor.

Both were orbited together on a multi-satellite launch on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket in December 2019.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Spacety Aerospace Co.
Contractors: Spacety Aerospace Co.
Equipment: Imaging system
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
TY 16 (Tianyi 16) 2019-087C 07.12.2019 TY LC-16 Kuaizhou-1A with HEAD 2A, HEAD 2B, TY 17, Tianqi 4A, Tianqi 4B
TY 17 (Tianyi 17) 2019-087D 07.12.2019 TY LC-16 Kuaizhou-1A with HEAD 2A, HEAD 2B, TY 16, Tianqi 4A, Tianqi 4B


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