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Feng Yun 3G, 3I

Feng Yun 3G [CMA/NSMC]

FY-3G (Feng Yun 3G) is a precipitation monitoring satellite in the the second generation of chinese low earth orbiting meteorological satellites FY-3 series.

The three-axis stabilized satellites feature two solar panels and following instruments:

  • PMR: Precipitation Measurement Radar
  • GNOS-2: GNSS Radio Occultation Sounder-2
  • MERSI-RM: MERSI-Rainfall Measurement
  • MWRI-RM: Micro-Wave Radiation Imager for the Rainfall Mission
  • HARC: High Accuracy Radiometric Calibrator
  • SIPMAI: Short-wave Infrared Polarized Multi-Angle Imager
Nation: China
Type / Application: Meteorology
Operator: National Satellite Meteorological Centre
Contractors: SAST
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Feng Yun 3G (FY 3G) (ex Feng Yun 3RM-1) 2023-055A 16.04.2023 Jq LC-43/94 CZ-4B
Feng Yun 3I (FY 3I) (ex Feng Yun 3RM-2) -- 2026 Jq LC-43/94 CZ-4B

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