China sends new weather satellite into orbit

According to the news of Xinhua, the Fengyun-3E satellite was launched from the Yuchuen center in northwest China with the Long March-4C rocket.

China’s National Space Administration (CNSA) announced that the satellite with 11 remote sensing payloads is designed to serve for 8 years and will improve China’s weather forecasting capacity.

It was stated that Fengyun-3E will help to better respond to climate change, prevent and mitigate meteorological disasters.

The CNSA also “satellite will monitor the sun and space environment and their effects, as well as ionespheric data to meet the needs of space weather forecasting and supporting services.” made the statement.


China is working to establish its own space station by 2022, as the USA prohibits cooperation in the field of space exploration and prevents its participation in the International Space Station (ISS) program.

Chinese taikonauts had made the first spacewalk on the Tianhe (Heavenly Harmony) Space Station, which the Beijing administration was establishing.

In the statement made by CNSA, it was announced that Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo went out of the space station to set up the 15-meter robotic arm and do some technical work.

In the statement, it was noted that the taikonauts successfully installed the robotic arm.