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ZX 26 (ChinaSat 26)

ZX 26 (Zhongxing 26, ChinaSat 26) is a Chinese communications satellite based upon a DFH-4E bus.

The Chinasat 26 is China's first high-throughput satellite with a capacity of over 100 Gbps.

The satellite was manufactured by CAST and was launched onboard a CZ-3B/G2 launch vehicle on 23 February 2023.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: China Satcom
Contractors: CAST
Configuration: DFH-4E bus
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Orbit: GEO (planned)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ZX 26 (ChinaSat 26) 2023-023A 23.02.2023 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G2(2)


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