Long March 2D • GaoJing-1&2

First two from planned constellation of 24 civilian imaging and remote sensing satellites designed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. First two satellites will be optical imaging spacecrafts with resolution up to 0.5 m (panchromatic) or 2 m (multispectral) and 12 km swath, powered with two deployable solar arrays. They will be placed on 500 km orbit by Long March 2D rocket. Satellites will be operated by Beijing Aerospace Science and Technology Co., Ltd, part of the China Siwei Company.