Meteorological satellite FY-3 03 to be launched (China Meteorological Administration)

Meteorological satellite FY-3 03 to be launched (China Meteorological Administration)

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13 September 2013
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In late September, the second generation polar-orbiting meteorological satellite "FY-3" 03 will be launched. Yang Zhongdong, Chief architect of the ground application system of FY-3 said that at present, FY-3A and FY-3B, the new generation polar-orbiting meteorological satellites, were in on-orbit operation, and were in the AM and one in the PM orbit respectively. The 03 satellite is the first operation satellite and will be called FY-3C after launching. It will replace FY-3A in the AM in orbit. He introduced the 03 satellite has four improvements in remote sensing instruments compared with FY-3A and FY-B. >> More

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