China launches Tianhui-1C EO sat

China launches Tianhui-1C EO sat

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China: China launched its 12th satellite of this year on October 26. The Tianhui-1-03, aka Tianhui-1C, earth observation satellite took off on a Long March 2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. The spacecraft is equipped with a multi-spectrum camera with a ground resolution of 10 meters and 60 kilometers swath width. It will use stereo-topographic mapping techniques to provide data which will be used in applications like land resource surveying, environmental monitoring, land use, geological exploration, etc.

Source: GBTimes