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ZX 11 (ChinaSat 11)

ZX 11 [China Satcom]

ZX 11 (Zhongxing 11, ChinaSat 11) is a communications satellite based upon a DFH-4 bus.

The spacecraft features a 15-year design lifetime and a 5234 kg launch mass. The satellite is equipped with 26 C-band and 19 Ku-band transponders, three receiver antennas, and two transmission antennas.

After successful launch on a CZ-3B/G2 booster, the satellite has been stationed at 98.0 East on the geostationary arc.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: China Satcom
Contractors: CAST
Equipment: 26 C-band transponders, 19 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: DFH-4 bus
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 5234 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ZX 11 (ChinaSat 11) 2013-020A 01.05.2013 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G2


  • CAST website

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