Satellite Compass M5 (Beidou 2-14) of Chinese Defense Ministry

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Compass M5 (Beidou 2-14)
Country of Operator/Owner China (PR)
Operator/Owner Chinese Defense Ministry
Users Military
Purpose Navigation/Global Positioning
Class of Orbit MEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 21462
Apogee (km) 21591
Eccentricity 0.00231211800763537
Inclination (degrees) 55
Period (minutes) 773.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 3800
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 18-09-2012
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 3B
COSPAR Number 2012-050A
NORAD Number 38774


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