XJS A and XJS B are a pair of Chinese satellites to conduct tests on inter-satellite links and earth observation technology.
The satellites were built by CAST DFH. Details are not known.
The two satellites were launched together by CZ-2C (3) rocket from China's Xichang space center on 27 June 2018. The launch vehicle featured an modified fairing, as the satellites did not fit the standard fairing.
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|Orbit:||477 km × 486 km, 35.00° (#A); 477 km × 486 km, 35.00° (#B)|
|XJS A||2018-054A||27.06.2018||Xi LC-3||CZ-2C (3)||with XJS B|
|XJS B||2018-054B||27.06.2018||Xi LC-3||CZ-2C (3)||with XJS A|