BackForward Satellite: Beijing-1 

Satellite details
Acronym Beijing-1
Full name Beijing-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the BJ programme.
  • Main mission: disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 166 kg Dry mass 155 kg
Power 50 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Commercial-based distribution by 21AT, a Chinese company.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 699 km
ECT 08:15 asc


Space agency NRSCC
Status Presumably inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 27 Oct 2005 EOL 2010
Last update: 2019-12-27
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Beijing-1

Acronym Full name
CMT China Mapping Telescope
SLIM6 Surrey Linear Imager Multispectral 6 channels - but 3 spectral bands
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