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Satellite details
Acronym DQ-1
Full name DQ-1 also AEMS (Atmospheric Environment Monitoring Satellite) or Daqi-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Follow-on series of GF-5 satellites for atmospheric environment monitoring
  • Main missions: Atmospheric aerosol and CO2 monitoring
  • 5 instruments on platform.
Mass at launch Dry mass
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Data access information
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 705 km
ECT 13:00 asc


Space agency CNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 15 Apr 2022 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2023-03-06
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 DQ-1

Acronym Full name
DPC-2 Directional Polarization Camera - 2
EMI-2 Environment Monitoring Instrument-2
ACDL Aerosol and Carbon Detection Lidar
POSP Particulate Observing Scanning Polarimeter
WSI Wide Spectral Imager
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