BackForward Satellite: HY-2D 

Satellite details
Acronym HY-2D
Full name Hai Yang 2D
Satellite Description
  • 4th flight unit of the HY-2 programme.
  • Main mission: ocean observation.
Mass at launch 1500 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NSOAS.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 1336 km
Inclination 66 °


Space agency NSOASCAST
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2020 EOL ≥2025
Last update: 2016-12-09
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-2D

Acronym Full name
ALT Radar Altimeter
DORIS Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite
LRA Laser Retroreflector Array
SCAT Scatterometer
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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
DORIS E-S 401.25 MHz 23K0G1D 23  kHz RHCP D   Precise positioning by DORIS
DORIS E-S 2036.25 MHz 95K0G1D 95  kHz RHCP D   Precise positioning by DORIS
SCATTEROMETER active 13256 MHz 6000  kHz H or V D   SCAT
Altimeter active 5250 MHz N/R  kHz TBD D   ALT C-Band
Altimeter active 13580 MHz N/R  kHz TBD D   ALT Ku-Band