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Huan Jing 1A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2008-041A

Description

Huan Jing 1A and Huan Jing 1B are two Chinese (PRC) environmental satellites that were launched by a Long March 2C rocket from Taiyuan launch site in northern China at 03:25 UT on 06 September 2008. They carry optical and infrared cameras to monitor natural disasters like earthquakes and floods.

Alternate Names

  • 33320

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-09-06
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2C
Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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