BackForward Satellite: FY-1A 

Satellite details
Acronym FY-1A
Full name Feng-Yun - 1A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the FY-1 programme.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Significant contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 750 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Real-time availability of full resolution data by the CHRPT system.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 900 km
ECT 15:30 asc


Space agency CMANRSCC
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 07 Sep 1988 EOL 16 Oct 1988
Last update: 2021-03-19
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on FY-1A

Acronym Full name
MVISR Multichannel Visible Infrared Scanning Radiometer
SEM/HEPD Space Environment Monitor - High Energy Particle Detector
SEM/IMS Space Environment Monitor - Ionosphere Measurement Sensor
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