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Fengyun 1D



The 428 kg Fengyun 1D carries an Earth Imager that will digitally photograph clouds, rivers and, lakes and forewarn floods and sand storms. It was Launched along with Haiyung 1by a Long March 4B rocket from Taiyun Launch Center on 15 May2002 at 01:50 UT. (There are three operational launch centers in China:Jiuquan in Gansu province in the northwest, Taiyuan in Shanxi province in the north, and Xichang in Sichuan province in the southwest.)

Alternate Names

  • 27431
  • Fengyun1D

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-05-15
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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