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Yaogan 23



Described as being used for remote sensing for natural resources surveys. Specific tasks include land survey, crop yield assessment, and input to disaster monitoring and prevention plans. Mission is probably military or government photo-reconnaissance.

Alternate Names

  • 40305
  • Yaogan23

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-11-14
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Other
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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