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Achievement and prospect of satellite remote sensing technology in China
Author(s): Shiju Jiao; Shaochun Cui
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Paper Abstract

In China, one kind of remote sensing satellite development and applied at the very beginning is film-recovery photographic satellite. The camera systems of these satellites had been developed in two generations and three classes. Altogether China had successfully launched seventeen recoverable remote sensing satellites. Since 1980's, Chinese aerospace establishment has developed two types of meteorological satellites.In later 1998, ZY-1 earth-resource observation satellite, which is developed cooperatively by China and Brazil, is going to be launched into space. Chinese Academy of Space Technology, Beijing Institute of Space Machine and Electricity, and Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, are the major space technology research establishments of China in providing remote sensing satellite platform and its payload. The presentation describes a survey of earth observation satellite and its payload instrument in China, and gives a picture to the future Chinese satellite remote sensing technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3505, Imaging System Technology for Remote Sensing, (18 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317815
Show Author Affiliations
Shiju Jiao, Chinese Academy of Space Technology (China)
Shaochun Cui, Beijing Institute of Space Machine and Electricity (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3505:
Imaging System Technology for Remote Sensing
Mingzhi Wei; Xinjian Yi; Jianzhong Han; Fiodor F. Sizov, Editor(s)

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