Operated by Chinese Ministry of National Defense of China, Yaogan 30-9-1 is a military satellite launched for the purpose of earth observation (Electronic Intelligence).
A non-polar inclined LEO satellite, it was launched into space using Long March 2C as the launch vehicle from Xichang Satellite Launch Center on 18 June 2021. Yaogan 30-9-1 was constructed by China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) (China).
Yaogan 30-9-1 orbits around the Earth with the COSPAR ID 2021-055A and NORAD ID 48860.
Taking 96 minutes to orbit the Earth, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 592km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 601km. The eccentricity of the orbit is 6.46E-04 and it orbits at an inclination of 35 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.