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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - BJ-2 -
Full Name Beijing-2 Constellation
aka DMC3/TripleSat
Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NRSCC, 21AT Launch Date 11 Jul 2015
Mission Links EOL Date Jul 2022
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 651 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications High-resolution domestic mapping. Operational monitoring applications including urban planning and intelligent management. Constellation of three satellites spaced 120 degrees apart.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSI (BJ-2), PAN (BJ-2)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSI (BJ-2), PAN (BJ-2)
Mission Instruments
MSI (BJ-2) - Multispectral Imager
PAN (BJ-2) - Panchromatic Imager
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