13 October 2020
China's efforts to develop meteorological satellites have made major strides over the past 50 years, but challenges remain, satellite experts have said. Dong Yaohai, Chief Designer of the Fengyun 4 satellites, said that despite high-sophisticated instruments on the satellites, the accuracy of the satellites' detectors needs to be improved. "More accurate detectors can provide more accurate weather forecasts," he said. "We still lag behind the global average level. And this is the major task that we need to tackle."
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