BackForward Satellite: HJ-2E 

Satellite details
Acronym HJ-2E
Full name Huan Jing 2E (also known as S-SAR01)
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Satellite of the HJ programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather land observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disaster monitoring.
  • Has improved S-Band SAR on board.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data processing and analysis performed by CRESDA (China Center for Resource Satellite Data and Application).
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 500 km
ECT 07:00 desc


Space agency CRESDACAST
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 13 Oct 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 HJ-2E

Acronym Full name
SAR-S Synthetic Aperture Radar (S-band)
Show instrument status and calibration
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-S active 3 GHz - 2.7 GHz 0 MHz - S-band SAR