October 2016

Long March 3B • Feng Yun-4A

Ninth geostationary meteorological satellite from Feng Yun series, operated by Chinese National Satellite Meteorological Centre. Spacecraft, which represents fourth generation of Feng Yun (what stands for “storm” in English) satellites, was developed and manufactured by Shanghai Institute of Satellite Engineering with utilization of SAST-5000 bus. Satellite weighs 5300 kg and is powered with single deployable solar array. It is 3 axis stabilized Continue Reading The post Long March 3B • Feng Yun-4A appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]