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Chinasat 2A

Also called Zhongxing 2A, ZX 2A


Designation 38352 /12028A
Launch date 26 May 2012
Country of origin China
Mission Military: Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 98.5°E
Launch vehicle Long March #155

Is believed to be a new generation strategic military communications satellite.

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


Prime contractor CAST
Platform DFH 4
Mass at launch 5175 kg
Payload mass 588 kg
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 8 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

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