BackForward Satellite: HY-2H 

Satellite details
Acronym HY-2H
Full name Hai Yang 2H
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the HY-2 programme.
  • Main mission: ocean observation.
  • New instrumentation, description not yet available.  It should include a large-swath altimeter, a polarimetric scatterometer and a full polarisation MW radiometer.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NSOAS.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 973 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency NSOASCAST
Status Considered
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2023 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2019-10-29
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-2H

Acronym Full name
CMR Calibration Microwave Radiometer
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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
ALT active 5250 - 5250 MHz N/R  kHz - A   C-band radar altimeter
ALT active 13580 - 13580 MHz N/R  kHz - A   Ku-band radar altimeter
SCAT active 13256 - 13256 MHz N/R  kHz - A   Ku-band scatterometer