Tsinghua-1: Launched 2000

Tsinghua-1: Launched 2000

Tsinghua-1 was a microsatellite developed and built in a joint venture between SSTL and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. A team of 10 Chinese researchers from Tsinghua University worked alongside the SSTL team during the 18 month project. 

Tsinghua-1 was a 50kg demonstrator microsatellite with a mission  to demonstrate high-resolution imaging for disaster monitoring and mitigation and conduct communications research in LEO.

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