China is keen to reduce its dependence on data collected by satellites owned by Western nations. Photo: Nasa
China is keen to reduce its dependence on data collected by satellites owned by Western nations. Photo: Nasa

China planning to launch satellite to monitor Arctic shipping routes

  • Probe will be able to ‘observe with a level of accuracy and frequency superior to existing polar satellites’, developers say
  • Launch expected to take place some time in 2022

Topic |   US-China relations
China is keen to reduce its dependence on data collected by satellites owned by Western nations. Photo: Nasa
China is keen to reduce its dependence on data collected by satellites owned by Western nations. Photo: Nasa
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