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China Confirms Reception of Data from Gaofen-7 Satellite
SOURCE: China Space News     UPDATED: 2019-11-14

BEIJING, Nov. 8 (China Space News) -- China has successfully tracked and received data from the newly launched Earth observation satellite Gaofen-7.

The Gaofen-7 satellite has adopted variable coding and modulation technology, effectively improving its downlink transmission efficiency of satellite data.

Launched on Nov. 3, Gaofen-7 is China's first civil-use optical transmission three-dimensional surveying and mapping satellite that reaches the sub-meter level. It is expected play an important role in land surveying and mapping, urban and rural construction and statistical investigation.