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  1. 1998.01

    Received data from China's first geostationary meteorological satellite FY-2


    Satellite Meteorological Dept. was split into two organizations, Satellite Office (main) and Meteorological Laboratory Research lab for remote exploration

  2. 1985.07

    Reorganized from Satellite Meteorological Observation Office to Satellite Meteorological Laboratory

  3. 1979.04

    Received GMS-1 satellite images (LR FAX images)


    Established Central Meteorological Services Satellite Meteorological Observation Office (10 people)


    Started ESSA-8, NOAA image receiving system