satellite jointly developed by China and Brazil, said Sun Laiyan,
director of the China National Space Administration here Thursday.
Satellite 02B will be soon moved into a space environment simulator and
go through a number of tests, said Sun. Before returning to China in
April this year, the satellite underwent a series of tests at the
Brazilian National Space Research Institute (INPE).
Satellites 01 and 02 jointly developed by the two countries were
launched in 1999 and 2003 respectively.
environment, agriculture, urban development planning and water