BackForward Satellite: TH-1B 

Satellite details
Acronym TH-1B
Full name Tian Hui - 1B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the TH-1 programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and surveillance.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from PLA.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 498 km
ECT 13:30 desc


Space agency PLACAST
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 06 May 2012 EOL 2023
Last update: 2022-10-28
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 TH-1B

Acronym Full name
MS Multispectral imager
PAN Panchromatic camera
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