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Gaofen 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-018A

Description

Gaofen 1 is a Chinese remote sensing satellite, possibly for cartography. Its name means "high resolution" in English". It will operate as part of a system to combine data from satellites in orbit with data from sensors flown within the atmosphere by aircraft.

Alternate Names

  • 39150
  • Gaofen1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-04-26
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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