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Tiangong 2 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 41765
COSPAR ID 2016-057-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog TIANGONG-2

Satellite Details

Orbit 380 x 389 km, 42.8°
Category Space station
Country/organisation of origin China
Mass 8,600 kg
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-1.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 15 September 2016 14:04
Launch siteJiuquan Satellite Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Long March 2FT1

Links to further information Wikipedia,
China Space Report
Picture of satellite
View from orbit pole
 

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