BackForward Satellite: GF-12-04 

Satellite details
Acronym GF-12-04
Full name Gao Fen - 12-04
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 4th Gaofen C-Band SAR satellite
  • Main mission: all-weather high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 2950 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 635 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency CNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 20 Aug 2023 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2024-01-02
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 GF-12-04

Acronym Full name
SAR-C Synthetic Aperture Radar, C-band
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control