BackForward Satellite: GF-3 

Satellite details
Acronym GF-3
Full name Gao Fen - 3
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the GF programme. actually launched 6th, after GF 1, 2, 8, 9 and 4.
  • Main mission: all-weather high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 2950 kg Dry mass
Power
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 758 km
ECT 06:00 desc

 

Space agency CNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 09 Aug 2016 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2019-10-27
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 GF-3

Acronym Full name
SAR-C Synthetic Aperture Radar, C-band
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Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
SAR-C active 5400 MHz N/R  kHz - A   C-band SAR