China’s space-tracking ship finishes new monitoring missions 

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02nd Aug, 2021. 04:51 pm

NANJING: A space-tracking ship Yuanwang-3 reached its homeport after completing a new round of maritime monitoring missions on Sunday in Jiangsu Province in east China.

Yuanwang-3 ensured Fengyun-3E meteorological satellite’s access into a planned orbit during the missions.

Reportedly, Yuanwang-3 is a second-generation Chinese space-tracking ship that was commissioned on May 18, 1995. It has taken over beyond 90 maritime tracking and monitoring tasks for spacecraft, along with the Shenzhou spaceships, Chang’e lunar probes, and BeiDou satellites.-Xinhua



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