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.

China:
♦ Capital: Beijing.
♦ Currency: Renminbi.
♦ President: Xi Jinping.
♦ Prime Minister: Li Keqiang.

new marine satellite HY-1C on Long March-2C rocket for surveying climate change

new marine satellite HY-1C on Long March-2C rocket for surveying climate change

 

  1. The objective of this satellite to study the impact of climate change and monitor its maritime waters.
  2. China Spacesat Co., Ltd. devloped the satellite under the China Academy of Space Technology.
  3. It is expected to improve China’s ocean remote sensing capability.

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