BackForward Satellite: Yunhai-1 

Satellite details
Acronym Yunhai-1
Full name Yunhai-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Four Chinese meteorological satellites 
  • In sun synchronous orbits
  • Main mission: temperature/humidity sounding.
  • Substantial contribution to Space weather.
  • No details on payload 
Mass at launch Dry mass
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Data access information
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Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 780 km


Space agency CNSACASC
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Yunhai-1 (01) launched on 11 Nov 2016
  • Yunhai-1 (02) launched on 25 Sep 2019 but was destroyed in Mar 2021
  • Yunhai-1 (03) launched on 20 Sep 2022
  • Yunhai-1 (04) launched on 15 Oct 2023
Launch 11 Nov 2016 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2024-05-13
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