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Class: Technology. Nation: China.
First Chinese satellite.
Total Mass: 173 kg.
24 April 1970
China 1 DFH (Mao 1) Launch Site: Jiuquan . Launch Vehicle: CZ-1. Mass: 173 kg. Perigee: 434 km. Apogee: 2,162 km. Inclination: 68.4 deg.
08 February 1994
KF-1 Program: Chinastar. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Vehicle: CZ-3A.
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