BackForward Satellite: ZY-3-01 

Satellite details
Acronym ZY-3-01
Full name Zi Yuan - 3-01
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the ZY-3 programme.
  • Main mission: land observation, including cartography.
  • Substantial contribution to disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 2636 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NASG.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 506 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency CASTCRESDA
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 09 Jan 2012 EOL 2022
Last update: 2023-05-30
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on ZY-3-01

Acronym Full name
TAC Three-line Array Camera
MSC Multi-Spectral Camera
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