Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Tianqi-4 & Others

Launch Time
Sat Aug 17, 2019 04:11 UTC
Maiden flight of Jielong-1, also called Smart Dragon-1.

Rocket

Jielong-1
CASC
Status: Active
Stages: 4
Strap-ons: 0
Fairing Diameter: 1.2 m

Mission Details

Tianqi-4

Tianqi (also transcribed Tiange) is a series of small Chinese experimental LEO comsats by Guodian Gaoke for IoT communications, which are also carrying a camera for educational purposes. Guodian Gaoke plans to operate an IoT constellation operation. The "Apocalypse Constellation" provides users with much-needed data collection and transmission services for terrestrial network coverage blind areas, which are widely used in marine, environmental protection, meteorological, forestry, geological, emergency, rescue and smart city industries to enhance China's global data network coverage and application capabilities are of strategic importance.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 8 kg
Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Location

Stats

2019

57th orbital launch attempt

Jielong-1

1st mission
1st successful mission