China launches new Feng Yun weather sat

by | Jun 5, 2018 | China

The latest in a long series of Chinese weather satellites,  Feng Yun 2H ,was successfully launched towards a Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in China at 1307 GMT on 5 June 2018.  The 1,390kg satellite was built by Shanghai Institute of Satellite Engineering (Part of SAST) for the China State Meteorological Administration. The launch vehicle used was a Long March 3A (CZ-3A).

 

 

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