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China’s high-resolution imaging satellite sends back pictures

Beijing: China on Thursday published the first pictures transmitted back to earth from Gaofen-3, the country’s first C-band high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite. The State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (Sastind) published images of the Beijing Capital International Airport, Xiamen city of Fujian province, the northern port of Tianjin, China’s

China launches hi-res SAR imaging satellite

Beijing:  China launched a new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite in northern Shanxi province on Wednesday. The Gaofen-3 satellite was launched off on the back of a Long March 4C rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre, Xinhua news agency cited the centre as revealing. It was the 233rd flight mission by a