BackForward Satellite: GF-5 

Satellite details
Acronym GF-5
Full name Gao Fen - 5
Satellite Description
  • 5th flight unit of the GF programme, actually launched 10th, after GF-1, 2, 8, 9. 4, 3, 1-02, 1-03 and 1-04.
  • Main missions: Atmospheric chemistry, including aerosol; and high-resolution land observation.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Power
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Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 705 km
ECT 13:30 asc

 

Space agency CNSA
Status Commissioning
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 08 May 2018 EOL ≥2026
Last update: 2018-06-12
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GF-5

Acronym Full name
AIUS Atmospheric Infrared Ultra-spectral spectrometer
DPC Directional Polarization Camera
EMI Environment Monitoring Instrument
GMI Geenhouse-gases Monitoring Instrument
AHSI Advanced Hyperspectral Imager
VIMS Visual and Infrared Multispectral Sensor
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