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Gaofen 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2018-048A

Description

(GF) is a series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites. Gaofen F 6 is an optical satellite similar to the Gaofen 1 satellite, but using a different instrument suit, consisting of a 2/8 m resolution panchromatic/hyperspectral camera with an image swath of >90 km) and a 16 m resolution wide angle camera with an 800 km image swath. Both cameras use a three-mirror anastigmat telescope. Both covers visible light to NIR bands (wavelength ~450-900 nm).

Alternate Names

  • 43484
  • Gaofen6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-06-02
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
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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