Sino-French Oceanography Satellite Now In Orbit

Credit: CFOSat: CNES
LYON, France—A Chinese Long March 2C launcher placed CFOSat , a Sino-French satellite dedicated to oceanography and climate change understanding, into orbit on Oct. 29. The launch took place from the Jiuquan launch base in Inner Mongolia. CFOSat’s orbit is Sun-synchronous, at 500 km. It will take 13...

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