New eye in the sky

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

A satel­lite jointly de­vel­oped by China and Brazil be­came fully op­er­a­tional on Tues­day.

Con­trol of the CBERS 4 re­mote sens­ing satel­lite was handed over to the China Cen­ter for Re­sources Satel­lite Data and Ap­pli­ca­tion at a cer­e­mony in Bei­jing.

CBERS 4 was sent into or­bit by a Long March 4B rocket in De­cem­ber.

CBERS 4 has taken more than 200,000 im­ages of the Earth with its cut­ting edge cam­eras, such as

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