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Satellite details
Acronym ZY-1-2D
Full name Zi Yuan 1-2D
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the ZY-1-2 programme.
  • Main mission: high resolution land observation.
  • Instruments description not yet available.  There should be a 9-channel VIS/NIR imager with resolution 5 m and swath 115 km; and a hyperspectral imager with 166 channels.
Mass at launch 1540 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by CRESDA.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 781 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency CASTCRESDA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 12 Sep 2019 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2020-04-06
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