Ankara: China sent its new generation meteorological satellite into space.

China built Long March-3B rocket carried the satellite named Fengyun-4B (FY-4B) into the planned orbit. This satellite is Launch by Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China’s southwestern Sichuan province, state-run Xinhua News reported.

Purpose of FY-4B

According to the report, FY-4B will be used in the fields of weather analysis and forecasting, and environmental and disaster monitoring. It was the 372nd flight mission of the Long March rocket series.


The Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology developed the satellite. The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology produced the rocket. The two subsidiaries of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

China Meteorological Administration will be control the construction and operation of the satellite’s ground application system. You can read more by clicking any of the suggestions in the sidebar. Thank you for Reading. Stay Connected With