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Yangwang 1

Yangwang 1 []

Yangwang 1 was developed by Shenzhen Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd. It is the first commercial astronomical satellite in the optical band in China, carrying visible light and ultraviolet wide field of view telescope payload.

The satellite primarily conducts multiband observations of asteroid targets, achieve asteroid discovery targets, orbital determination, photometry, etc., and conduct in-depth research on asteroid resources. At the same time, they use wide-field telescopes to achieve efficient multiband survey observations and conduct ultraviolet astronomical observation and research on related astronomical phenomena.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Science, astronomy
Operator: Shenzhen Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Co.
Contractors: Shenzhen Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Co.
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Power: Solar arrays, batteries
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Yangwang 1 2021-050 11.02.2021 TY LC-9 CZ-2D (2) with Beijing 3, Haisi 2, Taikong Shiyan 1