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Zhou Enlai (HA 1)

Zhou Enlai []

HA 1 (Huai'An 1) or Zhou Enlai is an educational 2U CubeSat built by the Huai'an Youth Comprehensive Development Base, Teenagers Amateur Radio Center of Activity in Huaian in east China's Jiangsu Province involving primary and middle school students.

The 2 kg satellite will be put into a sun-synchronous orbit. It is equipped with a HD optical camera to acquire space photos for scientific education purpose. It also has a drag brake experiment on board.

It will be mainly used for teenagers in Huaian to carry out activities related with amateur radio and aerospace science education. The cubesat is equipped with amateur radio repeater and SSTV (Slow Scan Television) component, which is to validate still image transmission in narrowband voice channel. There is an SSTV beacon, which put Date/Time/Location information/temperature etc on a SSTV picture. Amateurs worldwide can also use HA-1 to test SSTV via the cubesat.

Zhou Enlai was launched on the third CZ-11 flight in early 2018.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology, education
Operator: Huai'an Youth Comprehensive Development Base, Teenagers Amateur Radio Center of Activity in Huaian
Contractors: Huai'an Youth Comprehensive Development Base, Teenagers Amateur Radio Center of Activity in Huaian
Equipment: HD camera
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 2 kg
Orbit: 529 km × 547 km, 97.54
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Zhou Enlai (HA 1) 2018-008B 19.01.2018 Jq SLS-E2 CZ-11 with Jilin-1 Video-07, Jilin-1 Video-08, TY 2, TY 6, KIPP

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