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China Receives Data from Three Gaofen-1 Satellites
SOURCE: China Space News     UPDATED: 2018-04-27

BEIJING, April 14 (China Space News) -- China received the first package of data from the three high-resolution Gaofen-1 satellites launched on March 31.

The package of data with a total size of 166.31 gigabytes was received by the remote sensing satellite ground station in Miyun on the outskirts of Beijing.

Ground stations in south China's Sanya and northwest China's Kashgar all received real time image data from the satellites.

The three satellites form a constellation and will be used in fields such as land and resources surveys, disaster monitoring, emergency response, environmental protection and agriculture.