BackForward Satellite: HJ-2A 

Satellite details
Acronym HJ-2A
Full name Huan Jing 2A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 4th flight unit of the HJ programme, actually co-launched with HJ-2B.
  • Main mission: land observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 470 kg Dry mass
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data distributed by CRESDA.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 650 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency CRESDACAST
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 27 Sep 2020 EOL ≥2025
Last update: 2021-03-05
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 HJ-2A

Acronym Full name
WVC-2 Wide View CCD camera - 2
IRMSS-2 Infrared Multispectral Scanner - 2
HSI-2 Hyper-Spectral Imager
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