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China to Launch 14 New Meteorological Satellites Before 2025
SOURCE: China Space News     UPDATED: 2016-07-12

BEIJING, July 8 (China Space News) —  China will put 14 more meteorological satellites into orbit over the next decade, according to a conference on Monday.

By 2025, China plans to launch one Fengyun-II satellite, four Fengyun-IIIs, three Fengyun-IVs and another 6 for multiple meteorological purposes, according to a seminar on Fengyun satellite development.

Fengyun satellites are a series of remote-sensing meteorological satellites developed by China. The Fengyun series is an important part of the earth observation satellite system.

China has launched 14 Fengyun satellites since 1988, with seven still in orbit as part of the World Meteorological Organization network.