20 Jan 2022, 15:49

China's high-resolution multi-mode imaging satellite put into use 

   BEIJING, Jan 20, 2022 (BSS/XINHUA) - China's high-resolution multi-mode 
imaging satellite has been officially put into use, according to the China 
National Space Administration (CNSA) Thursday. 

   The satellite was launched on July 3, 2020 from the Taiyuan Satellite 
Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province. The summary review of its in-
orbit test was completed on December 17, 2021. 

   The test results show that the satellite is in good condition, works well, 
and has the conditions for putting into use, said the CNSA. 

   It is a civil optical remote-sensing satellite with a resolution up to the 
sub-meter level. 

   The satellite can provide high-precision remote-sensing image data for 
industries including surveying and mapping, natural resources, emergency 
management, agriculture, ecological environment, residential construction and 

   This is China's first civil space research project adopting the public-
private partnership model. The government is responsible for the development, 
data reception and processing of satellite images.

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