The HY-2 satellite data are received by three ground stations located in China including Beijing, Sanya and Mudanjiang Station. HY-2 satellite observes global oceans in one day. Data within ground views of the three stations are received in real time and data over the other parts of the global oceans are dumped from onboard memory.

HY-2 satellite ground system framework (Credit NSOAS)

References:

  • HY-2A Satellite User’s Guide NSOAS 2013