China News Service, Beijing, May 19 (Guo Chaokai) The reporter learned from the China National Space Administration that at 12:03 on May 19, Beijing time, China used the Long March 4B carrier rocket at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center to successfully launch the Ocean 2 The D satellite was sent into the predetermined orbit, and the launch mission was a complete success, marking that China's marine dynamic environmental satellite ushered in the era of Samsung networking.

China's first marine dynamic environmental satellite constellation three-star network diagram.

Photo courtesy of China Academy of Space Technology

  The Ocean 2D satellite is a marine business satellite built under the auspices of the Ministry of Natural Resources and supported by the establishment of a medium and long-term development plan for China's national civil space infrastructure.

The star will play an important role in promoting the construction of a maritime power, expanding the blue economic space, safeguarding the national maritime rights and interests, and advancing the development of marine high-tech.

Ocean II D satellite realized air transport with wings and antennas.

Photo courtesy of China Academy of Space Technology

  After the Ocean-2D satellite enters orbit, it will be networked with the Ocean-2B satellite and Ocean-2C satellite in orbit to jointly build China's first marine dynamic environmental satellite constellation, forming an all-weather, all-weather, high-frequency The global large and medium-scale marine dynamic environmental monitoring system provides accurate marine dynamic environmental information for China to provide early warning and forecast of marine disasters, sustainable development and utilization of marine resources, effective response to global climate change, and marine scientific research.

  The Ocean 2D satellite and the Long March 4B launch vehicle were developed by the China Academy of Space Technology and Shanghai Aerospace Technology Research Institute under China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

  This mission is the 370th launch of the Long March series of carrier rockets.

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