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Gaofen 8

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-030A

Description

There is very little information about the GF-8 Ganfen-8 satellite orbited on Friday, other than the objectives of the mission – later released to the state media – that it was to provide country surveying, disaster response, agriculture mapping, city planning, land ownership marking and road network planning.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2015-06-26
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 4B
    Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • China National Space Administration Peoples Republic of China

    Discipline

    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

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