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BNU 1 (Jingshi 1)

BNU 1 [BNU]

The BNU 1 or Jingshi 1 is a small experimetal satellite by Beijing Normal University (BNU) to conduct all-weather polar climate and environmental observations around the Earth's orbit.

The 16 kg satellite features camera systems and an AIS-receiver:

  • a camera with a resolution of 80 m and a swath width of 745 km. The spectrum of a wide-format camera is full color, blue, green, red, and red.
  • an optical camera with a resolution of 8 m and a swath width of 25 km
  • an AIS-receiver
Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: Beijing Normal University (BNU)
Contractors: Beijing Normal University (BNU)
Equipment: 2 cameras, AIS-receiver
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 16 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
BNU 1 2019-059B 12.09.2019 TY LC-9 CZ-4B with ZY-1 02D, Taurus 1