Gaofen 5-01A [SAST]
Gaofen (GF) is a series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites for the state-sponsored program China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS).
GF 5-01A is a modified version of the Gaofen 5 and 5-02 satellite configured with three types of payloads, including a 1500 km swath width Infared imager, a 2.5 nm spectral-resolution Visible-shortwave Infrared Hyperspectral Imager, and a differential absorption spectrometer for atmospheric trace gasses, with designed lifespan of 8 years. The satellite is based on the SAST-5000B bus.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Power:||Deployable solar array, batteries|
|Gaofen 5-01A (GF 5-01A)||2022-165A||08.12.2022||TY LC-9||CZ-2D (2)|