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Xingyun-2 01, 02 (XY-2 01, 02)

Xingyun-2 [Xingyun Satellite Co.]

Xingyun-2 is a planned Chinese LEO constellation for Internet-of-Things (IoT) communications operated by Xingyun Satellite Co., a subsidiary of CASIC with commercial investors.

The satellites feature a L-band communication payload and an inter-satellite laser communication package. The narrow-band data transfer rate is 2.4 - 9.6 kbps uplink and 2.4 kbps downlink. Also another (unspecified) hosted payload is on board.

The first two satellites were launched in May 2020 on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Xingyun Satellite Co.
Contractors: CASIC
Equipment: L-band communication payload, inter-satellite laser communication package
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 93 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Xingyun-2 01 (XY-2 01, Wuhan) 2020-028A 12.05.2020 Jq SLS-E2 Kuaizhou-1A with Xingyun-2 02
Xingyun-2 02 (XY-2 02) 2020-028B 12.05.2020 Jq SLS-E2 Kuaizhou-1A with Xingyun-2 01