BackForward Satellite: HY-1B 

Satellite details
Acronym HY-1B
Full name Hai Yang 1B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the HY-1 programme.
  • Main mission: ocean observation.
Mass at launch 442 kg Dry mass 429 kg
Power 510 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NSOAS.
  • Note: Level-1 data generally not available
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 798 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency NSOASCAST
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 11 Apr 2007 EOL 13 Feb 2016
Last update: 2020-09-17
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 HY-1B

Acronym Full name
COCTS China Ocean Colour & Temperature Scanner
CZI Coastal Zone Imager
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