Yaogan 21 (Remote Sensing Satellite 21): Know Everything About Yaogan 21

Name Description
Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Yaogan 21 (Remote Sensing Satellite 21)
Current Official Name of Satellite Yaogan 21
Country/Org of UN Registry China
Country of Operator/Owner China
Operator/Owner Chinese Ministry of National Defense
Users Military
Purpose Earth Observation
Detailed Purpose Radar Imaging
Class of Orbit LEO
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 480
Apogee (km) 494
Eccentricity 1.02E-03
Inclination (degrees) 97.42
Period (minutes) 94.35
Launch Mass (kg.)
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 08-09-2014
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)
Contractor China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)
Country of Contractor China
Launch Site Taiyuan Launch Center
Launch Vehicle Long March 4B
COSPAR Number 2014-053A
NORAD Number 40143
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