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Other Designations: Dong Fang Hong. Class: Communications. Nation: China.
Dong Fang Hong.
Total Mass: 2,230 kg.
29 November 1994
DFH-3 Program: Chinastar. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Vehicle: CZ-3A. Mass: 2,230 kg. Perigee: 35,225 km. Apogee: 35,957 km. Inclination: 0.2 deg.
Dong Fang Hong. Stationed at 132 deg E.
11 May 1997
DFH-3 Program: Chinastar. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Vehicle: CZ-3A . Perigee: 35,776 km. Apogee: 35,797 km. Inclination: 0.0 deg.
Geosynchronous. Stationed over 125.0E
25 January 2000
Zhongxing 22 Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Vehicle: CZ-3A. Mass: 2,300 kg. Perigee: 35,771 km. Apogee: 35,803 km. Inclination: 0.0 deg.
Chinese indigenous geosynchronous communications satellite. Probably an update of the DFH-3 design. Stationed at 98 deg E.
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