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Satellite details
Acronym HY-1A
Full name Hai Yang 1A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the HY-1 programme.
  • Main mission: ocean observation.
Mass at launch 367 kg Dry mass 354 kg
Power 450 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by NSOAS.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 795 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency NSOASCAST
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • CZI stopped working on Dec. 1, 2003, in advance of the satellite final failure.
Launch 15 May 2002 EOL 30 Mar 2004
Last update: 2020-06-11
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on HY-1A

Acronym Full name
COCTS China Ocean Colour & Temperature Scanner
CZI Coastal Zone Imager
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