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Jun 23, 2020

Xinhua Headlines: China launches last BDS satellite to complete global navigation constellation

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China launched the last satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System on Tuesday, marking the completion of the deployment of its own global navigation system. The mission, the 336th by the Long March rocket series, was a “complete success” http://xhne.ws/qCGPZ


– China launched the last BDS satellite on Tuesday, marking the completion of the deployment of its own global navigation system.

— The three GEO satellites, including the newly launched one, feature two distinctive creations of the BDS system — active positioning and short message communication.

— Compared with the BDS-2 system, the signals of the BDS-3 system have been upgraded to provide better services.

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