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APStar-6D - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - 2019H2
« on: 08/05/2016 10:06 pm »
APStar-6D will be the first Chinese high throughput communication satellite. It's planned to be launched by the end of 2018 and will provide service in 2019.
« Last Edit: 01/27/2019 07:58 pm by input~2 »

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Re: APStar-6D, CZ-3B, XSLC, 2018
« Reply #1 on: 08/05/2016 10:10 pm »
APStar-6D will be the first Chinese high throughput communication satellite. It's planned to be launched by the end of 2018 and will provide service in 2019.
CZ-3B version will be CZ-3B/G2. Will APStar-6D be on a DFH-4 or a DFH-5 series bus??
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Re: APStar-6D - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - 2019
« Reply #2 on: 01/20/2019 08:01 pm »
APStar-6D will be the first Chinese high throughput communication satellite. It's planned to be launched by the end of 2018 and will provide service in 2019.
CZ-3B version will be CZ-3B/G2. Will APStar-6D be on a DFH-4 or a DFH-5 series bus??

Gunter is hypothesizing a DFH-5 s/c bus: https://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/apstar-6d.htm .
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The Chinese launch schedule thread currently has this launch in Q1 2019.

China launch schedule

2018

?? - CZ-3B - XSLC - Apstar-6D

August 5


2018

End - CZ-3B - XSLC - Apstar-6D (or first quarter of 2019)

September 20

Cross-post:
Apstar-6D "will be launched in 2019" according to APT 2017 annual results presentation
« Last Edit: 01/21/2019 04:17 am by zubenelgenubi »
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Re: APStar-6D - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - 2019H2
« Reply #3 on: 01/27/2019 07:57 pm »
Quote from:  APT interim report 2018 dated September 2018
APSTAR-6D is a sister satellite of APSTAR-6C and is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2019.

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