20 November 2019
CASIC's Space Cloud, a space-based network ground service platform
At the 5th China (International) Commercial Aerospace Forum in Wuhan, CASIC inaugurated a satellite service platform to make satellite resources more accessible for users.
Satellite manufacturing base for Wuhan Aerospace Industry Base
The Wuhan satellite industry park, a new addition to the city's national space industrial base, will become operational in 2020 and will manufacture 120 satellites for general use, each weighing less than a ton.
Launch of two IoT satellites by year end
China plans to launch two experimental satellites by the end of the year amid efforts to finally build a satellite-based Internet of Things. The network will comprise 80 small low-orbit satellites to ensure a global network, low cost and strong communication capacity.