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October 15th, 2014
China to Launch New Marine Surveillance Satellites in 2019

China will launch a new “constellation” of marine surveillance satellites in 2019 to monitor ships, oil rigs, marine disasters and land-based resources. According to Lin Mingsen, deputy director with the National Satellite Ocean Application Service, the HY-3 “constellation” will include a series of satellites that employ synthetic aperture radar technology, “capable of operating day or night… and in all weather conditions.” The satellites will be able see meter-long objects from space and generate high-definition imagery of both land and ocean surfaces, Lin said. Read more via Xinhua News Agency