Full Name FY-2H Geostationary Meteorological Satellite Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NSMC-CMA, NRSCC Launch Date 05 Jun 2018
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43491 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-050A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology and environmental monitoring; data collection and redistribution.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereCloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VISSR-2
Cloud particle properties and profile VISSR-2
Liquid water and precipitation rate VISSR-2
Radiation budget VISSR-2
Atmospheric Temperature Fields VISSR-2
LandAlbedo and reflectance VISSR-2
Vegetation VISSR-2
Surface temperature (land) VISSR-2
Multi-purpose imagery (land) VISSR-2
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) VISSR-2
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) VISSR-2
Mission Instruments
VISSR-2 - Stretched Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer-2
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