15 August 2019
Since the successful launch of its first Earth observation satellite, the Gaofen-1, in 2013, the country has almost completed the construction of its space-based Earth observation system with several high-definition satellites. By the end of 2019, China will launch another such satellite, indicating the complete construction of the system. The country shares system data with countries all over the world to help towards international disaster prevention and mitigation. Also, before 2025, the country will launch three high-orbit and six low-orbit Fengyun satellites.
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