BackForward Satellite: HY-3A 

Satellite details
Acronym HY-3A
Full name Hai Yang 3A
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the HY-3 programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather ocean observation by SAR
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NSOAS.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude TBD
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency NSOASCAST
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2021 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2020-08-20
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-3A

Acronym Full name
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Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
W-SAR active 9500 - 9500 MHz N/R  kHz - A   X-band SAR