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2 More BeiDou Navigation Satellites Launched

September 24 2019


China has launched another two satellites as part of its BeiDou navigation satellite system (BDS), reports Xinhua, China’s state news agency. On Monday, two satellites were launched aboard a Long March-3B rocket. With the addition of the new satellites, the BDS precision navigation and timing (PNT) constellation now numbers 48 space craft. The new satellites were placed in a medium earth orbit, said the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST). The craft are equipped with...

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