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Gaofen 13 (GF 13)

Gaofen 13 []

Gaofen 13 (GF 13) is a geostationary earth observation satellite in the Gaofen series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites.

No details are known so far, but it is suspected to be an improved version of the Gaofen 4 satellite with a significantly larger optical system. Likely it is the 15 m resolution geostationary earth observation satellite, which has reportedly been under development by CAST.

The satellite is positioned at the 117.9 East position.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth observation
Contractors: CAST ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Gaofen 13 (GF 13) 2020-071A 11.10.2020 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G3
Gaofen 13-02 (GF 13-02) 2023-036A 17.03.2023 Xi CZ-3B/G3

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