Wide Field Sensor

CBERS-4

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CBERS is a cooperative program between CAST (Chinese Academy of Space Technology) of the People's Republic of China, and INPE (Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais) of Brazil (government agreement of both countries for the development and operation of two satellites). The program was signed in July 1988 to establish a complete remote sensing system (space and ground segment) to supply both countries with multispectral remotely sensed imagery.

Instrument: 

  • Multispectral Imaging Spectrometer
  • Panchromatic Imaging Camera
  • Wide Field Sensor

Launch Date: 

Sat, 06/12/2014

Life span: 

3years

GF-1 / Gaofen-1

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Gaofen-1 (gao fen = high resolution) is the first of a series of high-resolution optical Earth observation satellites of CNSA (China National Space Administration), Beijing, China. The civilian HDEOS (High-Definition Earth Observation Satellite) program was proposed in 2006, it received government approval and was initiated in 2010. China plans to launch six HDEOS spacecraft between 2013 and 2016. The major users of the observation data will be the Ministry of Land and Resources, Ministry of Environmental Protection, and the Ministry of Agriculture.

Instrument: 

  • Wide Field Sensor

Launch Date: 

Fri, 26/04/2013

Life span: 

6years

IRS-1C, 1D (WiFS)

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