ChinaSat 9A

Summary

ChinaSat 9A
NamesZX-9A
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorChina Satellite Communications
COSPAR ID2017-035A
SATCAT no.42763
Mission duration15 years (planned)
Spacecraft properties
BusDFH-4
ManufacturerChina Association for Science and Technology
Launch mass5,100 kg (11,200 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date18 June 2017, 16:10 UTC[1]
RocketLong March 3B
Launch siteXichang, LA-2
ContractorChina Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT)
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude101.4° East
Transponders
Coverage areaChina
 

ChinaSat 9A is a Chinese communications satellite operated by China Satellite Communications.

References

  1. ^ "Zhongxing-9A Comsat lifts off atop Chinese Long March 3B, Launch Outcome Unclear". Spaceflight101. 18 June 2017.