THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - CAST
Agency Name Full Chinese Academy of Space Technology CEOS Member yes
Agency Country China Agency Website http://www.cast.cn/CastEN/index.asp
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series
SeriesMissions
FY-1FY-1A, FY-1B, FY-1C, FY-1D
HJHJ-1A, HJ-1B, HJ-1C
HY-1HY-1A, HY-1B, HY-1C, HY-1D, HY-1E, HY-1F
HY-2HY-2A, HY-2B, HY-2C, HY-2D, HY-2E, HY-2F, HY-2G, HY-2H
HY-3HY-3A, HY-3B, HY-3C, HY-3D
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
HJ-1A 06 Sep 2008 Dec 2016 CCD (HJ), HSI (HJ-1A)
HJ-1B 06 Sep 2008 Dec 2016 CCD (HJ), IR (HJ-1B)
HY-2A 16 Aug 2011 Dec 2016 ALT, DORIS-NG, RAD, SCAT
SJ-9A 14 Oct 2012 Dec 2016 MUX (SJ-9A), PAN (SJ-9A)
SJ-9B 14 Oct 2012 Dec 2016 IRS (SJ-9B)
HJ-1C 19 Nov 2012 Dec 2016 S-Band SAR
Approved Missions
None.
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
HY-3B 2017 2022 WSAR
HY-2B 2017 2020 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-2C 2018 2021 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-3A 2019 2024 WSAR
HY-2D 2019 2022 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-2F 2020 2023 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-2E 2021 2024 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-3C 2022 2027 WSAR
HY-2G 2022 2025 ALT, RAD, SCAT
Considered Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
HY-1C 2017 2020 COCTS, CZI
HY-1D 2018 2021 COCTS, CZI
HY-1E 2022 2025 COCTS, CZI
HY-1F 2023 2026 COCTS, CZI
HY-2H 2024 2027 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-3D 2024 2028 WSAR
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-1A 01 Jan 1988 01 Feb 1988 MVISR (5 channels)
FY-1B 01 Jan 1990 01 Jan 1991 MVISR (5 channels)
Resurs-F2 series 01 Jan 1993 01 Jan 1996 MK-4
HY-1A 01 May 2002 01 Jan 2004 COCTS, CZI
HY-1B 11 Apr 2007 11 Apr 2011 COCTS, CZI
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ALTHY-2A, HY-2B, HY-2C, HY-2D, HY-2E, HY-2F, HY-2G, HY-2H
CCD (HJ)HJ-1A, HJ-1B
DCSCBERS-4, CBERS-4A, CBERS-3, CBERS-1, CBERS-2, CBERS-2B
ERMFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
HSI (HJ-1A)HJ-1A
IMWASFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
IR (HJ-1B)HJ-1B
IRASFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
IRSCBERS-4, CBERS-4A, CBERS-3
IVISSR (FY-2)FY-2D, FY-2E, FY-2F, FY-2C
MIRASFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
MUXCBERS-4, CBERS-3
MWASFY-3A, FY-3B
MWHSFY-3A, FY-3B
MWHS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
MWRIFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3RM
MWTSFY-3A, FY-3B
PAN (CBERS)CBERS-4, CBERS-3
S-Band SARHJ-1C
SEMFY-3A, FY-3B
SESFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F
SIMFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3E
SIM-2FY-3C, FY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
TOU/SBUSFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
VIRRFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
WFI-2 (CBERS)CBERS-4, CBERS-3
Prototype Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ASIFY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
Instruments Being Developed None.
Approved Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ERM-2FY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
GAMIFY-3D, FY-3F
GNOSFY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3RM
LMFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
MCSIFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
MERSI-2FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
MVIRSFY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
MERSI-SFY-3RM
MUX (CBERS-4A)CBERS-4A
WFI (CBERS-4A)CBERS-4A
WPMCBERS-4A
WSARHY-3A, HY-3B, HY-3C, HY-3D
TBD Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
OMSFY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
CCDCBERS-1, CBERS-2, CBERS-2B
COCTSHY-1C, HY-1D, HY-1E, HY-1F, HY-1C, HY-1D, HY-1A, HY-1B
CZIHY-1C, HY-1D, HY-1E, HY-1F, HY-1C, HY-1D, HY-1A, HY-1B
DCP-
HRCCBERS-2B
IR-MSSCBERS-1, CBERS-2
MERSIFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
MSI (BJ-1)BJ-1
MVISR (10 channels)FY-1C, FY-1D
MVISR (5 channels)FY-1A, FY-1B
MWTS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
PAN (BJ-1)BJ-1
VISSR (FY-2)FY-2B, FY-2A
WFICBERS-1, CBERS-2, CBERS-2B
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