The Hainan-1 small earth observation satellites are part of Sanya Institute of Remote Sensing 's constellation of small earth observation satellites focused at the tropical province Hainan.
The satellites feature wide-angle cameras to map designated areas. Also an AIS receiver to track ships is on board.
In the coming years, the institute plans to launch two more Hainan-1 satellites, two more high spectral resolution satellites called Sanya-1 and two synthetic aperture radar satellites called Sansha-1.
The Hainan-1 satellites were originally planned to be launched on a Jielong-1 rocket, but due to mass issues they were switched to a ride-share launch on a CZ-8 (2).
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Operator:||Sanya Institute of Remote Sensing|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Hainan-1 03||-||2023||with ?|
|Hainan-1 04||-||2023||with ?|