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Gaofen-2 Satellite Sensor (0.8m)

The Gaofen-2 (GF2) satellite was successfully launched on August 19, 2014 with a CZ-4B vehicle from TSLC (Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center) in the Shanxi Province of Northern China.

Gaofen-2 (GF2) satellite was designed and developed by CAST (China Academy of Space Technology) and is capable of collecting satellite imagery with a GSD (Ground Sampling Distance) of 0.8m panchromatic and 3.2m multispectral bands on a swath of 45 km.

Gaofen-2 satellite also known as the CHEOS constellation one of seven satellites and supports applications in GIS mapping, engineering and construction, climate change, environmental monitoring, precision agriculture, disaster relief, urban planning and many other applications.

Gaofen-2 Satellite Sensor Specifications

  Panchromatic Multispectral
Spectral Range (µm) 0.45~0.89

B01 - 0.45~0.52

B02 - 0.52~0.59

B03 - 0.62~0.69

B04 - 0.77~0.89

Swath Width (2 camera) 45km 45km
Viewing Angle 0° - 25° 0° - 25°
Repetition Cycle (days) 5 5
Spatial Resolution (m) 0.8 3.2
Global-mode Coverage Ability ~60 days ~60 days
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