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China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-6 satellite

04 June 2018

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The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) confirmed that one of its institutes Monday successfully tracked and received imaging data from the newly-launched Earth observation satellite Gaofen-6.

The Aerospace Information Research Institute said the Miyun station of China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station received the first batch of observation data from the Gaofen-6 satellite. There was 40GB of data and the mission lasted six minutes.

Source: Xinhuanet

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