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Gaofen 1

GF 1


Designation 39150 / 13018A
Launch date 26 April 2013
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 635/663 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98.1°
Period 97.6 min
Launch vehicle Long March 2D

carries: 2m resolution CCD camera and 8m resolution multi-spectral camera and 16m resolution wide-field multi-spectrum imager. All weather sensing

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Technical data


Prime contractor China Spacesat Co. Ltd.
Platform CAST 2000
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