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Fengyun Satellites Handed over to Meteorological Authority[Dec 03, 2018]

Two Fengyun satellites were officially turned over to China's top meteorological authority on Friday, which will help weather forecasting and the prevention of natural disasters for countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative. The two meteorological satellites are Fengyun-2H and Fengyun-3D, which were launched on June 5 this year and Nov 15, 2017, respectively.

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Low Temperature Associated with Increased Death Risk: Study[Dec 03, 2018]

A Chinese study shows how you dress can be a matter of life or death. The study shows the best temperature -- the temperature with lowest death rate -- might be 22.8 degrees Celsius. Warmer and cooler temperatures are associated with an increased risk of death and disease. But the effects of lower temperatures last longer and are more serious than those of higher temperatures.

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China Establishes National Innovation Demonstration Zone in Xinjiang[Nov 30, 2018]

The Urumqi, Changji and Shihezi high-tech zones have been combined and elevated into a national innovation demonstration zone. The three adjacent cities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will enjoy a series of favorable policies to further streamline administration, nurture innovation industry cluster, stimulate vitality of innovative entities and create an innovation hub along the Silk Road Economic Belt.

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China Opens Astronomical Science Popularizing Base in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau[Nov 28, 2018]

The plaque for astronomical science popularization base was unveiled at the Ngari Observatory in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The base, which stands 5,100 meters above the sea level, is designed to be a unique center for astronomical science popularization and education by taking advantage of the Ngari Observatory's fine conditions for observation and its research and innovative capacity.

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New Sino-Brazilian Satellite to Be Lifted to Earth Orbit by 2019[Nov 26, 2018]

The sixth satellite jointly built by China and Brazil is scheduled to be launched next year, said space authorities from the two countries. The Earth-observation satellite - designated CBERS-04A - will operate in a sun-synchronous orbit, always facing the sun 628 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Its cameras will photograph the ground.


China's Icebreaker Xuelong Enters Floating Ice Field in Southern Ocean[Nov 26, 2018]

China's research icebreaker Xuelong has entered a floating ice area in the Southern Ocean to avoid a cyclone. Xuelong will sail out of the floating ice area and into the wide Southern Ocean under favorable weather conditions, and is scheduled to reach the Zhongshan Station in Antarctica on Nov. 30.


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