BackForward Satellite: HJ-1C 

Satellite details
Acronym HJ-1C
Full name Huan Jing 1C
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the HJ-1 programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather land observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 890 kg Dry mass
Power 1100 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data distributed by CRESDA.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 502 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency CRESDACAST
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 18 Nov 2012 EOL ≥2022
Last update: 2021-12-29
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 HJ-1C

Acronym Full name
SAR-S Synthetic Aperture Radar (S-band)
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Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
SAR-S active 2700 - 2700 MHz N/R  kHz - A   S-band SAR