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Satellite Program
Satellite details
Data circulation:
DPT (Delayed Picture Transmission) to acquire the on-board stored global data.
AHRPT (Advanced High Resolution Picture Transmission), for X-band real-time broadcasting; full information of all instruments onboard.
HRPT (High Resolution Picture Transmission) for L-band real-time broadcasting;selected MERSI observational data at reduced resolution.
Acronym:  FY-3E
Full name:  Feng-Yun-3E
Mass at launch:  N/A
Dry mass:   N/A
Power:   N/A

Satellite Description
   5th flight unit of the FY-3 series.
   Main mission: operational meteorology.
   Substantial contribution to ocean and ice monitoring, climate monitoring.
  Significant contribution to atmospheric chemistry and space weather.
Orbit Sun-synchronous orbit
Altitude N/A

Operator CMA
Status Planned
Details on Status N/A
Launch 2017
End of life ≥2022
Last update 2014-4-18

Satellite Payload
Acronym Full name
ERM-2 Earth Radiation Measurement - 2
GNOS GNSS Radio Occultation Sounder
HIRAS Hyper-spectral Infrared Atmospheric Sounder
MERSI-2 Medium Resolution Spectral Imager -2
MWHS-2 Micro-Wave Humidity Sounder -2
MWRI Micro-Wave Radiation Imager
MWTS-2 Micro-Wave Temperature Sounder - 2
SIM-2 Solar Irradiance Monitor - 2
SES/IPM SES / Ionospheric PhotoMeter
SES/WAI SES / Wide-field Aurora Imager
WindRAD Wind Radar