Satellite series for high-resolution land observation. Also known as GaoJing.
Chinese programme of commercial nature - responsible of development: CAST (Chinese Academy of Space Technology). Operated by the Beijing Space View Tech Co Ltd.
Three-axis stabilised platforms.
Design lifetime: 5 years.
Replacement policy: based on the intrinsic redundancy of a constellation. Couple of satellites launched at yearly intervals.
Exploited orbits: sunsynchronous at arounf 500 km with ECT consistent with the Disaster Monitoring Constellation, around 10:30.
For detailed information, see http://www.siweidg.com/english/Satellite/SuperView_1
Ground segment operated by the Beijing Space View Tech Co Ltd.
2016 - 2028
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational
, blue tag => planned