[amsat-bb] Possible Chinese satellite launch

vk5alx@amsat.org vk5alx at amsat.org
Thu Dec 10 05:07:23 PST 2009

>From: andy thomas <andythomasmail at xxxxxxxxxxx>
>Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 08:00:08 +0000 (GMT)
>YOAGAN-7 was launched from Jiuquan by a Chang Zheng-2D into a
>sun-synchronous orbit about 400 miles high yesterday. Is this the same
>mission for the ham satellite? Jiuquan launches to polar orbit from 41
>degrees North. NORAD-Nr. 36110 bzw. als Objekt 2009-069A. 73 de andy

No, this is an earth observation satellite.
See bottom of page;

  73s Alex / VK5ALX

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