BackForward Satellite: CBERS-4B 

Satellite details
Acronym CBERS-4B
Full name China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 4B (ZY-1 FM4B)
Satellite Description
  • 6th (last) flight unit of the CBERS (ZY-1) programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 1980 kg Dry mass
Power 2300 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Direct reception at appointed ground stations in X-band.
  • Near-real-time selected data by GEONetCast.
  • Off-line data distribution from INPE
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 778 km
ECT 10:30 asc


Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 20 Dec 2019 EOL ≥2023
Last update: 2022-07-04
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on CBERS-4B

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection System
MUXCAM Multispectral Camera
PANMUX Panchromatic and Multispectral imager
WFI-2 Wide Field Imager - 2
IRMSS-2 Infrared Multispectral Scanner - 2
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