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Tianhui 1-02



Tianhui 1-02, a Chinese mapping satellite, was launched from Jiuquan on 06 May 2012 at 07:10 UT by a Long March 2D rocket. The satellite is equipped with a three- dimensional survey camera and a CCD camera with a ground resolution of 5 m and a field-of-view of 25 degrees. A multi-spectral camera with a ground resolution of 10 m is also on-board. The cameras form an image of 60 km wide. The Tianhui satellites are part of the Ziyuan program that cover different civil and military earth observation as well as remote sensing programs.

Alternate Names

  • 38256
  • Tianhui1-02

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-05-06
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
Launch Site: Jiuquan, 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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