LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
[Source: INPE CBERS home page, http://www.cbers.inpe.br/ingles/
CBERS-2 is technically identical to CBERS-1. The second satellite developed jointly with China was launched successfully on Oct.21, ... 2003 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China. The launch time was 11:16AM (Beijing local time), which corresponds to 1:16AM (Brasilia local time).
The CBERS-2 was integrated and tested in the Integration and Test Laboratory of INPE. See a detail description of the activities done in Brazil.