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Fengyun 1C



Fengyun 1C was a Chinese (PRC) weather monitoring satellite operated in a Sun-synchronous orbit. It carried scanning radiometers in ten visible and infrared wavelengths to monitor cloud coverage and ocean colors/temperatures.

Alternate Names

  • 25730
  • Fengyun1C

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-05-10
Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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