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Ziyuan III satellite sends back images

The Ziyuan III satellite has sent back its first set of visual data days after the orbiter was successfully launched on January 9 to produce high-resolution imagery for civilian use.

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China launches high-resolution remote-sensing satellite

China successfully launched Ziyuan I-02C Thursday, a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province.

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UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing

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Thu, 22/12/2011 - 09:34

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China: Prepared for the Worst - Measures are taken to enhance disaster relief

According to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) and the National

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Thu, 27/10/2011 - 18:58

Satellites improve disaster monitoring efficiency in China

Two small

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China’s surge continues with HaiYang-2A launch via Long March 4B

China has launched the first of a news series of oceanographic satellites, with the HaiYang-2A (HY-2A) launched at 22:57UTC on August 15. The launch was carried out by a Long March 4B (Chang Zheng-4B) launch vehicle from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, as the Chinese ramp up their impressive launch rate. This mission was originally scheduled to take place in 2009. However, it was delayed for unspecified reasons.

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Tue, 16/08/2011 - 13:05

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New communication satellite ‘PakSat-1R’ important for many reasons

Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, Masood Khan has said that Pakistan’s new communication satellite—PakSat-1R, is important for the country for many reasons. “It is a symbol of Pakistan-China cooperation in the area of space science and technology. It is the first of the kind to be launched by China and Pakistan. Therefore it establishes a new platform, and it marks a new beginning” said Ambassador Khan in an interview with China News Agency on the occasion of launch of PakSat-1R from China.

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Mon, 08/08/2011 - 16:03

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Infrared NASA imagery reveals a weaker tropical cyclone in the South China Sea

Tropical Depression 06W is still slowing, making its way through the South China Sea today and has weakened overnight. NASA infrared satellite imagery showed a much more disorganized storm with scattered convection, which accounts for its weakened status from tropical storm to tropical depression.

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Wed, 22/06/2011 - 17:52

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FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management “Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response Mapping”

One year after the successful opening of the UN-SPIDER office in Beijing in November 2010, the first “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for

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Chinese satellite seeks to predict earthquakes

China will start building a test satellite later this month (April) to detect electromagnetic anomalies in the atmosphere, as part of the country's proposed earthquake monitoring network, and hopes to launch it in 2014.

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