16 June 2020
China's newly-launched ocean observation satellite has sent back its first batch of remote sensing images, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources. The HY-1D satellite and its payloads, which include an ocean color and temperature scanner and calibration spectrometer, have started normal operations. The National Satellite Marine Application Service's three ground stations in Hainan Province, Beijing and Heilongjiang Province, successfully received the remote sensing data from the satellite on 14 June.
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