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China to launch self-developed remote sensing satellite in October

China: China’s Jilin province is planning to send Jilin-1, the country’s first self-developed remote sensing satellite for commercial use, into space in October. Jilin-1 supposedly consists of four satellites, one for high-definition images, one for testing new space technology and two for videos. The satellites are expected to provide imagery to commercial clients and help in geological disaster prevention and resource surveys. Jilin, known as one China's oldest industrial bases, is developing its satellite industry as a new economic drive. The province plans to launch 60 satellites by 2020.

Source: Economic times