06 January 2020
China's heaviest and most advanced satellite, Shijian-20, reached its fixed position in geosynchronous orbit on 5 January, marking the first successful flight of DFH-5 satellite platform, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. Shijian-20 is the first verification satellite for the DFH-5 satellite platform, China's new generation of large geosynchronous orbit satellite platform. At present, the satellite has completed the orbit transfer and verified the key technologies of the DFH-5 satellite platform, according to Li Feng, the satellite's Chief Designer.
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