BackForwardInstrument:  WSI 

Instrument details
Acronym WSI
Full name Wide Spectral Imager
Purpose To image atmosphere in broad spectral bands
Short description Seeking information to update details
Background A new development
Scanning Technique Seeking information to update details
Resolution Seeking information to update details
Coverage / Cycle Seeking information to update details
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency CNSA
Instrument Maturity Flown on an R&D satellite
Utilization Period: 2022 to 2033
Last update: 2022-07-27
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates future satellites

Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • Moderate resolution optical imager
WIGOS Subcomponents No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Mission objectives
No mission objectives have been defined.
Evaluation of Measurements

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Note: * Primary mission objective.