Long March-4C launches Gaofen-12-02

Long March-4C launches Gaofen-12-02

A Long March-4C launch vehicle launched the Gaofen-12 Earth observation satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu Province, northwest China, on 30 March 2021, at 22:45 UTC (31 March, 06:45 local time). Gaofen-12-02 (高分十二号02) is a microwave remote sensing satellite capable of providing photographs with a resolution of better than a meter. According to official sources, “Gaofen-12-02 will be mainly used in land surveys, urban planning, determining and registering land rights, road network design, crop yield estimates, and disaster prevention and relief.”
Credit: China Central Television

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