"BanXing2" (BX-2), 伴星 二号 - small spacecraft (SC), which will be launched to the orbital complex "Tiangong-2" - "Shenzhou-11". The objective of the spacecraft will be inspecting and photographing space laboratory "Tiangong-2."
The satellite inspector feature high resolution camera with a resolution of over 25 megapixels. It is a cube of about 40 cm (16 inches), with a weight of 40 kg (88 pounds) of a stereo camera having two megapixels.
The propulsion system of the spacecraft "BanXing2" (BX2), maneuvering around the orbital complex "Tiangong-2" - "Shenzhou-11", will use fuel-based liquid ammonia. Mini-moon will run for three months.
CA Tasks "BanXing2" (BX2) - Testing of mini-satellite technology, monitoring and control of space systems, as well as technology testing, used to maneuver the spacecraft from 100 to 200 kilometers from the orbital complex "Tiangong-2" - "Shenzhou-11" .
The first spacecraft "BanHing" series (BX-1) was used in free flight for transfer spacecraft image "Shenzhou-7". It was separated 27 September 2008 from the manned spacecraft "Shenzhou-7". SC "BanXing2" (BX2) was designed and built in the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST).