SJ 3 (Shi Jian 3) was a planned Chinese earth resources satellite. It was to be designed an built by the Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST).
SJ-3 was cancelled in the 1980ies. It was replaced by the joint Chinese-Brazilian collaboration project CBERS (ZY-1).
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Operator:||CAST (Chinese Academy of Space Technology)|
|Contractors:||CAST (Chinese Academy of Space Technology)|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||266 km × 1826 km, 69.9º|