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ZY-3 01, 02

ZY 3 (CAST)

The ZY-3 (Ziyuan-3, 'Resource-3') series represents China's first high resolution, stereoscopic mapping satellites for civilian use.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration: Phoenix-Eye-2 bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ZY-3 01 2012-001A 09.01.2012 TY LC-9 CZ-4B with VesselSat 2
ZY-3 02 - 2014 TY CZ-4B