Re: Chinese satellite imaging

From: Brian Weeden <brian.weeden_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:06:16 -0400
Someone said it was the Gaofen-1, SATNO 39150. That makes sense, given it's
mission and reported capabilities, but I have not yet been able to confirm
that.

A list of likely Chinese ISR satellites can be found on page 10 of this
document:
http://www.project2049.net/documents/Chinas_Evolving_Reconnaissance_Strike_Capabilities_Easton.pdf



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Brian



On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 11:15 PM, Leo Enright <leo.enright_at_gmail.com> wrote:

>
> SASTIND.GOV.CN has issued a picture of suspected debris from the missing
> Malaysian Airlines 777,  Media reports quote a location of   642'00.0"N
> 10537'48.0"E.  The picture was clearly taken in daylight,  and reports say
> it was taken on March 9.   Can anyone assist with identifying capable
> Chinese satellites that might have overflown that area?  Our thoughts,  of
> course,  are with those affected by this traumatic event.
>
> Leo Enright
>
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