China’s quantum satellite in orbit – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2D; Payload: Quantum Space Satellite (QSS) [Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS)] "Micius"; Date: 15 August 2016, 1740 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Space Center, China. The experimental satellite was deployed into a Sun-synchronous circular orbit with an altitude of 600 km.

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