China puts final satellite for Beidou network into orbit
China puts final satellite for Beidou network into orbit
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China puts final satellite for Beidou network into orbit

11:10 June 23, 2020 Reuters

China on Tuesday successfully put into orbit the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network, rival to the U.S.-owned GPS. The Beidou-3 satellite is the 35th and final satellite of the Chinese navigation system - an estimated $10 billion project meant to be Beijing's answer to the U.S.-owned Global Positioning System (GPS).

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