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China National Space Administration (CNSA) Missions

FengYun-4

FengYun-4 (FY-4 for short) series are the second-generation Geostationary Meteorological Satellites in China. They will take the place of FY-2 series in order to ensure that China's geostationary meteorological satellite observations continuous, stable, and the realisation of the observation service by leaps and bounds.

The main tasks are described as follows: a) To obtain the multi-spectrum and high-accurate quantitative images of the earth and clouds; b) To measure the humidity parameter of atmosphere; c) To enhance the ability of detecting the space weather and environment; d) To collect various earth environmental parameter; e) To broadcast images, weather products, and the devastating weather forecasting.

(Image: CNSA)

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