CHINA Launch mission of last BDS-3 satellite postponed

CHINA

Launch mission of last BDS-3 satellite postponed

Xinhua

07:28, June 16, 2020

XICHANG, June 16 (Xinhua) - The launch mission of the last satellite for the global constellation deployment of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was postponed.

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(File photo: China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology)

The Long March-3B carrier rocket to be used to launch the BDS-3 satellite was found having technical problems during pre-launch tests, according to the China Satellite Navigation Office.

The launch previously scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed, and the new launch time is to be determined, the office said.

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