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, HJ-2A, HJ-2B
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)
HY-2A 16 Aug 2011 Dec 2020 ALT, DORIS-NG, RAD, SCAT
HJ-1C 19 Nov 2012 Dec 2021 S-Band SAR
HY-1C 07 Sep 2018 Dec 2020 COCTS, CZI
HY-2B 25 Oct 2018 Dec 2020 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-1D 11 Jun 2020 Jun 2023 COCTS, CZI
HY-2C 21 Sep 2020 Dec 2023 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HJ-2A 27 Sep 2020 Dec 2025 HSI-2 (HJ-2A), IRMSS-2 (HJ-2), WVC-2
HJ-2B 27 Sep 2020 Dec 2025 HSI-2 (HJ-2A), IRMSS-2 (HJ-2), WVC-2
HY-2D 19 May 2021 19 May 2024 ALT, RAD, SCAT
Approved Missions
None.
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
HY-2E 2021 2024 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-2F 2021 2024 ALT, RAD, SCAT
HY-3A 2021 2026 WSAR
HY-3B 2021 2026 WSAR
HY-3C 2022 2027 WSAR
HY-2G 2022 2025 ALT, RAD, SCAT
Considered Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
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 07 Sep 1988 16 Oct 1988 MVISR (5 channels)
FY-1B 03 Sep 1990 05 Aug 1991 MVISR (5 channels)
Resurs-F2 series 01 Jan 1993 01 Jan 1996 MK-4
HY-1A 15 May 2002 30 Mar 2004 COCTS, CZI
HY-1B 11 Apr 2007 11 Apr 2011 COCTS, CZI
HJ-1A 06 Sep 2008 31 Dec 2018 CCD (HJ), HSI (HJ-1A)
HJ-1B 06 Sep 2008 31 Dec 2018 CCD (HJ), IR (HJ-1B)
SJ-9A 14 Oct 2012 31 Dec 2018 MUX (SJ-9A), PAN (SJ-9A)
SJ-9B 14 Oct 2012 31 Dec 2018 IRS (SJ-9B)
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AGRIFY-4A, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G, FY-4B
ALTHY-2B, HY-2C, HY-2E, HY-2F, HY-2G, HY-2H, HY-2D, HY-2A
ASIFY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
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
DCSCBERS-4A, CBERS-3, CBERS-1, CBERS-2, CBERS-2B, CBERS-4
ERM-1FY-3C, FY-3A, FY-3B
ERM-2FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
GASFY-3D, FY-3F
GNOSFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3RM-1, FY-3RM-2, FY-3G, FY-3E
HIRASFY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
HSI-2 (HJ-2A)HJ-2A, HJ-2B
IRASFY-3C, FY-3A, FY-3B
IRMSS-2 (HJ-2)HJ-2A, HJ-2B
IRSCBERS-3, CBERS-4
LMIFY-4A, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G, FY-4B
MERSIFY-3C, FY-3A, FY-3B
MERSI-2FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
MUX (CBERS-4)CBERS-3, CBERS-4
MUX (CBERS-4A)CBERS-4A
MWHS-1FY-3A, FY-3B
MWHS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
MWRIFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3RM-1, FY-3RM-2, FY-3A, FY-3B
MWTS-1FY-3A, FY-3B
MWTS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
PAN (CBERS-4)CBERS-3, CBERS-4
SEMFY-3A, FY-3B
SESFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3E
SIMFY-3A, FY-3B
SIM-2FY-3C, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3E
TOU/SBUSFY-3C, FY-3A, FY-3B
VIRRFY-3C, FY-3A, FY-3B
VISSR-2FY-2C, FY-2D, FY-2E, FY-2F
WFI (CBERS-4)CBERS-3, CBERS-4
WFI (CBERS-4A)CBERS-4A
WPMCBERS-4A
WVC-2HJ-2A, HJ-2B
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed None.
Approved Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
MVIRSFY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
MERSI-SFY-3RM-1, FY-3RM-2
WSARHY-3A, HY-3B, HY-3C, HY-3D
TBD Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
OMSFY-3H
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
CCDCBERS-1, CBERS-2, CBERS-2B
CCD (HJ)HJ-1A, HJ-1B
DCP-
HRCCBERS-2B
HSI (HJ-1A)HJ-1A
IR (HJ-1B)HJ-1B
IR-MSSCBERS-1, CBERS-2
MSI (BJ-1)BJ-1
MVISR (10 channels)FY-1C, FY-1D
MVISR (5 channels)FY-1A, FY-1B
PAN (BJ-1)BJ-1
S-Band SARHJ-1C
VISSR-1FY-2B, FY-2A
WFICBERS-1, CBERS-2, CBERS-2B
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