Another Jilin submeter resolution satellite launched successfully, expanding HEAD’s 45 sat portfolio

Paris, France, 27 September 2021 – Another Jilin Satellite, JLGF02D, was successfully launched on 27 September 2021 in China. The JLGF02D is a follow-up mission of the two current JLGF02A/B satellites developed by Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co Ltd. (CGSTL), the strategic partner of HEAD Aerospace. JLGF02D will provide

imagery at 0.75m native resolution at a panchromatic band and 3m multispectral bands with a swath of 40km.


The three JLGF02 satellites, JLGF02A/B/D, will fulfill user requirements in mono and stereo imaging tasking demands. The JLGF02D will join the current on-orbit satellites of the JL constellation consisting of 26 satellites in which 24 are 1m or better resolution and two hyperspectral satellites.


HEAD Aerospace commercializes 45 on-orbit satellites ranging from 0.50m resolution up to 5m resolution, a large imagery portfolio with optical daytime, true-color nighttime imagery, stereo imagery with Tri-stereo camera satellites, video from space as well as hyperspectral satellites. The current HEADfinder portal allows end-users easy access to all of our satellite capacities to check the archive available in your interest area.


HEAD provides satellite imagery, value-added services, and integrated solution thanks to our current 100+ global resellers and value-added service providers. Few more commercial remote sensing satellites are expected to be launched in Q4 2021.




ABOUT HEAD Aerospace

HEAD Aerospace is a one-stop-shop service provider with integrated access from multiple Earth observation satellite constellations to complex turnkey geospatial solutions. A global network of 100 partners accesses HEAD’s centralized geodata hub of satellite imagery collected from more than 45 on-orbit satellites. Distinguished satellite attributes allow the end-user to develop diversified applications. Early morning tasking to be the first one to observe the world. Nighttime imaging to see what is happening at night. One single image capturing the entire country. Direct receiving station for near real-time monitoring. In addition to the Earth observation and geospatial business unit, HEAD operates its own Space-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) constellation with five on-orbit satellites as part of the 48 satellites constellation plan in 2023.


HEAD Contact:

Elena van der Hofstede - E.van.der.Hofstede@head-aerospace.eu