New marine satellite HY-1C on Long March-2C rocket launched by China.
On September 8, 2018, A new marine satellite called HY-1C aboard a Long March-2C rocket is succesfully launched by China. It launched at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province.
♦ Capital: Beijing.
♦ Currency: Renminbi.
♦ President: Xi Jinping.
♦ Prime Minister: Li Keqiang.
- The objective of this satellite to study the impact of climate change and monitor its maritime waters.
- China Spacesat Co., Ltd. devloped the satellite under the China Academy of Space Technology.
- It is expected to improve China’s ocean remote sensing capability.