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QSS is classified as:


NORAD ID: 41731
Int'l Code: 2016-051A
Perigee: 489.0 km
Apogee: 509.9 km
Inclination: 97.4 °
Period: 94.5 minutes
Semi major axis: 6870 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: August 15, 2016
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China (JSC)

QSS (Quantum Science Satellite, or MOZI, Micius) is designed to prove the viability of quantum communications from space, an innovation that could lead to a worldwide network to transmit hack-proof messages among military forces, financial institutions and multinational companies. The Micius satellite will test out quantum communications over greater distances than ever tried on the ground. It will help establish an encrypted connection between ground stations in China and Austria with the help of scientists in both countries.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 41731U 16051A   18055.86301157  .00000404  00000-0  19274-4 0  9994
2 41731  97.3674 333.0687 0015183  97.8794 346.5960 15.24500467 85017
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC