Yaogan 35A and Yaogan 35B are Chinese military satellites of unknown purpose. A third different satellite, Yaogan 35C, was also launched togeteher with these.
The satellites of this triplet launch were of different designs: Yaogan 35A and Yaogan 35B were built by DFH Satellite (Beijing) and Yaogan 35C was built by SAST (Shanghai). The purpose of these satellites is not yet known; It has bee speculated that Yaogan 35A and Yaogan 35B might be imaging satellites and Yogan 35C might be a radar satellite. A SIGINT / ELINT mission has also been speculated.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation or SIGINT ?|
|Contractors:||DFH Satellite (Beijing)|
|Power:||Solar arrays, batteries|
|Yaogan 35A||2021-101A||06.11.2021||Xi LC-3||CZ-2D (2)||with Yaogan 35B, Yaogan 35C|
|Yaogan 35B||2021-101B||06.11.2021||Xi LC-3||CZ-2D (2)||with Yaogan 35A, Yaogan 35C|