BackForward Satellite: GF-12-02 

Satellite details
Acronym GF-12-02
Full name Gao Fen - 12-02
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 23th flight unit of the GF programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 2950 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 635 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency CNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 30 Mar 2021 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2021-08-25
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 GF-12-02

Acronym Full name
SAR-C Synthetic Aperture Radar, C-band
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
SAR-C active 5 GHz - 5.4 GHz 0 MHz - C-band SAR