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Dong Fang Hong 261

Also called Huan Jing 2A, HJ 2A


Designation 46478 / 20067A
Launch date 27 Sep 2020
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 650 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98°
Launch vehicle Long March 4B #318

Optical satellite part of Huan Jing program
16m multispectral resolution, 48m hyperspectral resolution. To replace DFH 78

To be operated by the China Centre for Resources Satellite Data and Application (CRESDA), the satellite will support the monitoring of natural disasters and land utilisation, regulation and protection of water resources, dynamic monitoring of crop areas and assessment of yield, as well as quake emergency rescue.

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