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Gaofen 9 (GF 9)

Yaogan 11 (JB-6 3)
Gaofen 9 similar

Gaofen (GF) is a series of Chinese civilian remote sensing satellites.

The Gaofen 9 remote sensing satellite, likely a civilian version of the Yaogan 2 type military reconnaissance satellite, was launched by CZ-2D (2) rocket from China's Jiuquan space center on 14 September 2014.

The satellite will provide sub-meter class resolution optical images for city planning, road network design, land ownership determination etc. purposes.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Earth observation
Contractors: CAST
Configuration: CAST2000 bus ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Orbit: 617 km × 664 km, 98.01
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Gaofen 9 (GF 9) 2015-047A 14.09.2015 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)