Thursday, July 28, 2011

China Beidou Navigation Satellite Launched

There is no stopping China to launch another navigation satellite - Beidou.

A Long March-3A carrier rocket lifts off at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 27, 2011.

China successfully launched into space a ninth orbiter for its independent satellite navigation and positioning network known as Beidou, or Compass System here early Wednesday.


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