BackForward Satellite: GF-1 

Satellite details
Acronym GF-1
Full name Gao Fen - 1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • First flight unit of the GF programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 805 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 640 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency CNSA
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 26 Apr 2013 EOL 2023
Last update: 2023-12-21
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GF-1

Acronym Full name
PMS Panchromatic and Multi-spectral CCD Camera
WFV Wide Field Camera
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