China Launches High-Resolution Remote Sensing Satellites (Download PDF)


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Two high-resolution remote-sensing satellites were successfully launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern Shanxi Province, by China. By this China has added a new page of glory to the history of its long-established space exploration missions. The satellites named as SuperView-1 01 and SuperView-1 02.

China launches remote sensing satellites

China Launches Remote Sensing Satellites

China launches remote sensing satellites

Illustration of Remote Sensing

Illustration of Remote Sensing

Illustration of Remote Sensing

Features of Satellites

  • Enriched with multiple collection modes like multiple strips collection, stereo imaging long strip, multiple point, and targets.
  • SuperView-1 constellation has the operational power in multiple modes.
  • It also include multiple strips collect, stereo imaging, rolling imaging, imaging at nadir, long strip, multiple point targets collect.
  • Both spacecraft are the assemblage for civilian remote sensing satellites which will be managed and operated by the Siwei Star Co. Ltd.
  • Mission: both satellites is to click commercial images of the space and transmitting them back to the earth.
  • It is the subsidiary of China Aerospace and Technology Corporation (CASC).
Image shows about CASC

Image Shows About CASC

Image shows about CASC

About CASC

  • Industry:  Aerospace, Defence
  • Predecessor: China Aerospace Corporation
  • Founded: July 1, 1999; 17 years ago
  • Headquarters: Haidian District, Beijing, China
  • Area served: worldwide
  • Products :Spacecrafts, Missiles, Electronics
  • Number of employees:  174,000
  • Along with space and defence manufacture, CASC also produces a number of high-end civilian products such as machinery, chemicals, communications equipment, transportation equipment, computers, medical care products and environmental protection equipment.

- Published/Last Modified on: December 30, 2016


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