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China’s space-tracking ship Yuanwang-3 completes new monitoring missions

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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.

-XINHUA

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