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CHINA TO LAUNCH NIGHT LIGHT OBSERVING SATELLITE

CHINA TO LAUNCH NIGHT LIGHT OBSERVING SATELLITE China is set to launch its first remote-sensing satellite capable of detecting large lighted structures on the ground at night. The Luojia-1A, a 10-kilogramme mini satellite, is being developed by scientists at Wuhan University in Hubei province and will carry a highly sensitive night light camera with a 100-meter ground image resolution, Li Deren, chief scientist of the project was quoted as saying by state-run China News Service.   More



(Source: Deccan Chronicle - Feb 12)

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