BackForward Satellite Programme: SuperView 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Satellite series for high-resolution land observation.  Also known as GaoJing.
  • Chinese programme of commercial nature - responsible of development: CAST (Chinese Academy of Space Technology).  Operated by the Beijing Space View Tech Co Ltd.
  • Three-axis stabilised platforms.
  • Design lifetime: 5 years.
  • Replacement policy: based on the intrinsic redundancy of a constellation.  Couple of satellites launched at yearly intervals.
  • Exploited orbits: sunsynchronous at arounf 500 km with ECT consistent with the Disaster Monitoring Constellation, around 10:30.
  • For detailed information, see http://www.siweidg.com/english/Satellite/SuperView_1
Data circulation
  • Ground segment operated by the Beijing Space View Tech Co Ltd.
Agencies SpacEyesCAST
Programme lifetime 2016 - 2022
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned