BackForward Satellite: FY-1D 

Satellite details
Acronym FY-1D
Full name Feng-Yun - 1D
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 4th (last) flight unit of the FY-1 programme.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Significant contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 954 kg Dry mass
Power 256 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Real-time availability of full resolution data by the CHRPT system.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 866 km
ECT 09:00 desc


Space agency CMANRSCC
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Operations stopped on 6 May 2011. Recovered after a few months, then definitively stopped on 1 April 2012.
Launch 15 May 2002 EOL 01 Apr 2012
Last update: 2017-12-11
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-1D

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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