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Zhangguo Ziyaun 2



Zhangguo Ziyuan 2, also known as PRC 44 and as ZY 2, and meaning China Resource 2, is a Chinese remote sensing spacecraft that was launched by a Long March 4B rocket from Taiyuan launch center at 03:25 UT. It will monitor crop yields and natural disasters, and enable urban planning.

Alternate Names

  • 26481
  • JB-3 A
  • PRC 44
  • ZY 2
  • ZhangguoZiyaun2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-09-01
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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