BackForward Satellite: HY-2E 

Satellite details
Acronym HY-2E
Full name Hai Yang 2E
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 5th flight unit of the HY-2 programme.
  • Main mission: Observation of ocean dynamic variables
  • Instruments to include Interferometric radar imaging altimeter, Dual frequency qual-pol scatterometer and multi-channel qual-pol radiometer
  • Details on instruments to be added when available
Mass at launch 1500 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NSOAS.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 973 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency NSOASCAST
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2023-01-12
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on HY-2E

Acronym Full name
LRA Laser Retroreflector Array
MWRI Microwave Radiometer Imager
HSCAT HY Scatterometer
CMR Calibration Microwave Radiometer
ALT Radar Altimeter
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