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XY 2 (Kaituo 1A)


XY 2 (Xinyan-2 or NewTech-2) is a Chinese microsatellite to text new technologies in space.

XY 2 is a test bed for a electric propulsion system. It was launched in a cluster of 20 satellites on the maiden flight of the CZ-6 rocket.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology
Contractors: Shenzhen DFH Satellite Co.
Power: Deployable solar array, solar cells, batteries
Mass: 130 kg
Orbit: 515 km × 536 km, 97.5
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
XY 2 (Xinyan 2, Kaituo 1A) 2015-049F 19.09.2015 TY LC-16 CZ-6 with ZDPS 2A, ZDPS 2B, TT 3, XW 2A, XW 2B, XW 2C, XW 2D, XW 2E, XW 2F, DCBB, LilacSat 2, NUDT-PhoneSat, NS 2, ZJ 1, KJSY 1, XC 1, XC 2, XC 3, XC 4
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