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S. Korea's Chollian-2B satellite to be launched on Wed. Updated: 2020-02-18 16:42:27 KST

South Korea's air and ocean monitoring satellite, Chollian-2B, is officially ready to launch.
It will be launched from French Guiana at 7:18 AM on Wednesday, Korean time.
Chollian-2B is the world's first geostationary satellite for environmental observation.
The satellite will monitor twenty different types of air pollutants, such as fine dust and ozone, from 36-thousand kilometers above the Earth.
It'll send real-time data on ocean conditions starting in October and atmospheric information starting sometime next year.
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