China Validates Receiving Data from Gaofen-5 Satellite

The CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) has recently confirmed that it has been receiving data from the Gaofen-5 satellite.  GF 5 (Gaofen-5) is a hyperspectral imaging satellite which is configured with six forms of payloads. The GF-5 satellite was launched on May 9 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC). The satellite was being launched with the […]

Carbonsat launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

China launched their latest research satellite, TanSat (known also as Carbonsat) with mission dedicated to measuring level of carbon dioxide in atmosphere. Satellite will operate for next 3 years from circular orbit with altitude of 700 km with inclination at 98.2º. Mission of the Tansat is mainly objected on research useful in protecting natural environment. […]