21 March 2019
The Gaofen 5 and Gaofen 6 satellites, were officially put into service on 21 March after completing in-orbit tests. During the tests, the two satellites provided precise data on environmental monitoring, natural resources and natural disasters, according to China's State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) and China's National Space Administration (CNSA). Both satellites will form a constellation with other Gaofen satellites in orbit.
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