Satellite Compass G-6 (Beidou 2-16) of Chinese Defense Ministry

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Compass G-6 (Beidou 2-16)
Country of Operator/Owner China (PR)
Operator/Owner Chinese Defense Ministry
Users Military
Purpose Navigation/Global Positioning
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 80
Perigee (km) 35775
Apogee (km) 35799
Eccentricity 0.000284650236022487
Inclination (degrees) 1.84
Period (minutes) 1436.11
Launch Mass (kg.) 3800
Dry Mass (kg.) 2300
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 25-10-2012
Expected Lifetime 8 yrs.
Contractor Space Technology Research Institute (part of CASC)
Country of Contractor China (PR)
Launch Site Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Launch Vehicle Long March 3C
COSPAR Number 2012-059A
NORAD Number 38953
Comments Part of Compass constellation, now operational.


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