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CHINASAT 9A

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NORAD ID: 42763
Int'l Code: 2017-035A
Perigee: 35,777.9 km
Apogee: 35,812.6 km
Inclination: 0.0 °
Period: 1,436.2 minutes
Semi major axis: 42166 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: June 18, 2017
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Xichang Space Center, China (XSC)

CHINASAT 9A is a Chinese satellite that was supposed to enter service in geostationary orbit over the equator at 101.4 degree east longitude. The satellite's 24 Ku-band transponders are designed to provide television broadcasts and other media services to China Satcom customers in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Based on the DFH-4 satellite design built by the China Academy of Space Technology, Chinasat 9A was intended to be China's first domestically-made communications satellite for direct-to-home television broadcasting. Unfortunately the launch of CHINASAT 9A satellite atop a Long March 3B rocket did not reach its planned orbital destination.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42763U 17035A   18170.93580873 -.00000328 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9992
2 42763 000.0400 109.7009 0004122 342.6277 253.9945 01.00266420004376
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC