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Zhuhai-1 02

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-034D

Description

The Zhuhai-1 earth observation satellites are the video component of the Chinese Orbita earth observation system by Zhuhai Orbita Control Engineering Ltd.

Two OVS-1 satellites will constitute the prototype OVS-1 video component. The operational Orbita constellation is to consist of ten video satellites (OVS-2), hyperspectral satellites (OHS-2) and small personal satellites (OPS-2).

Both satellites feature a high-resolution video system capable of capturing 20 frames per second and reaching a 1.98-meter ground resolution.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2017-06-15
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
    Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

    Discipline

    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

     
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