China’s space-tracking ship Yuanwang-3 completes new monitoring missions
NANJING: AUGUST 1 – China’s space-tracking ship Yuanwang-3 returned to its homeport in east China’s Jiangsu Province Sunday after completing a new round of maritime monitoring missions.
During the missions, Yuanwang-3 ensured Fengyun-3E meteorological satellite’s entry into the planned orbit.
Commissioned on May 18, 1995, Yuanwang-3 is a second-generation Chinese space-tracking ship. It has undertaken more than 90 maritime tracking and monitoring tasks for spacecraft, including the Shenzhou spaceships, Chang’e lunar probes and BeiDou satellites.