China-Brazil earth resources satellite all set for launch

China-Brazil earth resources satellite all set for launch

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China: CBERS-3 satellite has been transported from the space centre in Beijing to Taiyuan launch base (TSLC). The satellite is scheduled to be launched in the first half of December. CBERS-3 is the fourth satellite developed under the earth observation satellite agreement signed between China and Brazil.

The China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program (CBERS) is a technological cooperation programme between Brazil and China which develops and operates earth observation satellites. The satellite will undergo certain tests before the final launch.

Source: INPE