Earth Observation Mission News
China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-6 satellite
04 June 2018
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.
Image credit: - Gaofen 6