TECH China to launch last satellite in the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System in coming days

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China to launch last satellite in the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System in coming days

Global Times

20:29, June 14, 2020

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The Long March-3B rocket stands by at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province with preparation work for the launch of the last BDS-3 satellite being smoothly underway. Photo: China Academy of Launch Vehicle. (File photo: GT)

China plans to launch the last satellite for the country's domestically developed BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System or BDS-3, a global geolocation network, in coming days.
Preparation work for the launch of the last BDS-3 satellite has been going smoothly at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan Province. The launch mission will be carried out by a Long March-3B launch vehicle.

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