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Satellite Name: ChinaSat 6A (Zhongxing-6A, ZX-6A, Sinosat 6, Xinnuo 6, 中星6A)
Status: active
Position: 125° E (125° E)
NORAD: 37150
Cospar number: 2010-042A
Operator: China Satellite Communications Co. Ltd.(China Satcom)
Launch date: 4-Sep-2010
Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Launch vehicle: Long March CZ-3B/E
Launch mass (kg): 5100
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC)
Model (bus): DFH-4 Bus
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
24 C-band, 8 Ku-band and 1 S-band active transponders to provide telecommunication services to China, Mongolia, the Korean Peninsula, Japan, Russia, parts of Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, Australia and New Zealand
Beams:Charts: list
  • ChinaSat 6A at 125° E downlink C-band Wide beam coverage map
  • ChinaSat 6A at 125° E downlink Ku-band China beam coverage map
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