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August 18, 2016
China launches hi-res SAR imaging satellite
Taiyuan (XNA) Aug 12, 2016
China launched a new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province on Wednesday. The Gaofen-3 satellite was launched off on the back of a Long March 4C rocket at 6:55 a.m. Beijing time, according to the center. It was the 233rd flight mission by a Long March carrier rocket. As China's first SAR imaging satellite that is accurate to one meter in distance, it covers the globe with an all-weather, 24-hour ob ... read more

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