“Fengyun-4” an advance weather satellite has been successfully launched into orbit by which country?
China has successfully launched “Feng-Yun-4” a new generation weather satellite into geostationary orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China’s Sichuan Province by a Long March-3B carrier rocket. The launch marked the 242nd mission of China’s Long March series of rockets. The FY-4 series is an improved generation of geosynchronous meteorological satellites. The satellite will make high time, spatial and spectral resolution observations of the atmosphere, clouds and space environment of China and surrounding regions, significantly improving capabilities of weather and climate forecasts.