THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GF-3 -
Full Name Gaofen-3 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CRESDA Launch Date 10 Aug 2016
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Aug 2024
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 755 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography C-SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) C-SAR
Mission Instruments
C-SAR - C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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