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Qian Xuesen Laboratory of Space Technology
Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering
Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering
Institute of Telecommunication and Navigation Satellites
Institute of Remote Sensing Satellite
Institute of Spacecraft Application System Engineering
China Aerospace Components Engineering Center
CAST-Xi'an Institute of Space Radio Technology
Beijing Institute of Control Engineering
Beijing Institute of Space Mechanics and Electricity
Lanzhou Institute of Physics
Beijing Institute of Space Science and Technology Information
Shandong Aerospace Electro-technology Institute
Beijing Orient Institute of Measurement and Test
Tianjin Institute of Aerospace Mechanical and Electrical Equipment
Beijing Spacecrafts Manufacturing Factory
Shenzhou Investment Management Co., Ltd.
China Spacesat Co., Ltd.
DFH Satellite Co., Ltd.
Space Star Technology Co., Ltd.
Aerospace Dongfanghong development Ltd. Shenzhen
Space Biotechnology Group

CAST-Xi'an Institute of Space Radio Technology

CAST Xi'an is a subsidiary of China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) within China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC). It is the Chinese largest supplier of subsystem and equipment for spacecraft. Its activities cover development, design, manufacturing, integration and test of spacecraft payloads, TT&C sub-system, as well as related electronic equipment.
CAST Xi'an was initially founded on June 29, 1965. Over the five decades, CAST Xi'an has supplied products at both system level and equipment level for more than 275 spacecrafts for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, Moon exploration and Chinese Chang’e, Shen-zhou Spaceflight mission, with its superior technology in the following four fields:
Communication and Navigation
CAST Xi'an is the major supplier for Chinese communication satellite payloads; is the supplier for all Beidou-1, Beidou-2 and part Beidou-3 navigation satellite payloads; is the pioneer in Chinese ground and space based TT&C system; is the supplier of the payload for the first Chinese Data Relay satellite.
Data Transmission
CAST Xi'an is the key Chinese supplier of high speed data transmission subsystem and equipment for satellites.
Space-born Antenna
CAST Xi'an is the top leader of space-born antenna in China.
CAST Xi'an is the most competitive supplier of microwave equipment for spacecraft in China.
CAST Xi'an employs over 2600 people. With space projects and institutional programs, it has achieved revenue of 6.04 billion RMB in 2019.

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