CHINA China's Gaofen-7 satellite put into service

CHINA

China's Gaofen-7 satellite put into service

Xinhua

19:37, August 20, 2020

Image obtained by the Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite on June 6, 2020 shows a view of Huludao City in northeast China's Liaoning Province. The China National Space Administration announced Thursday that the Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite has been put into service, representing significant progress for the country's surveying and mapping capabilities. Launched on Nov. 3, 2019, Gaofen-7 is China's first civil-use optical transmission 3D surveying and mapping satellite that reaches the sub-meter level. It can provide 1:10,000 scale satellite 3D mapping for users in China and countries participating the Belt and Road Initiative. (China National Space Administration/Handout via Xinhua)

Image obtained by the Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite on March 18, 2020 shows a view of Mount Qomolangma. The China National Space Administration announced Thursday that the Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite has been put into service, representing significant progress for the country's surveying and mapping capabilities. Launched on Nov. 3, 2019, Gaofen-7 is China's first civil-use optical transmission 3D surveying and mapping satellite that reaches the sub-meter level. It can provide 1:10,000 scale satellite 3D mapping for users in China and countries participating the Belt and Road Initiative. (China National Space Administration/Handout via Xinhua)

Image obtained by the Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite on Nov. 13, 2019 shows a view of the Beijing Capital International Airport. The China National Space Administration announced Thursday that the Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite has been put into service, representing significant progress for the country's surveying and mapping capabilities. Launched on Nov. 3, 2019, Gaofen-7 is China's first civil-use optical transmission 3D surveying and mapping satellite that reaches the sub-meter level. It can provide 1:10,000 scale satellite 3D mapping for users in China and countries participating the Belt and Road Initiative. (China National Space Administration/Handout via Xinhua)

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