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Yinhe 1

Yinhe 1 [Galaxy Space]

Yinhe 1 is Chinese technology demonstration satellite for Galaxy Space's planned 144 satellite global 5G communications constellation.

Reportedly the 227 kg satellite was built on the Galaxy-1 platform and will test Q/V- and Ka-band 10 Gbps communication links.

The satellite was launched on 16 January 2020 on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket from Jiuquan.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communications
Operator: Galaxy Space
Configuration: Galaxy-1
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 227 kg
Orbit: 621 km × 638 km, 86.4
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Yinhe 1 2020-004A 16.01.2020 Jq SLS-E2 Kuaizhou-1A