BackForward Satellite: GF-8 

Satellite details
Acronym GF-8
Full name Gao Fen - 8
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the GF programme, actually launched third, after GF 1 and 2.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Power
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Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 475 km
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Space agency CNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 26 Jun 2015 EOL ≥2023
Last update: 2018-04-09
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 GF-8

Acronym Full name
PMS-2 Panchromatic and Multi-spectral CCD Camera - 2
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