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China’s Beidou satnav system launches 18th, 19th satellites

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SINCE THE LAUNCH of its first satellite in 2000, the Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has been moving towards achieving global positioning and navigation coverage. On 25 July 2015, the launch of two new-generation satellites brought Beidou closer to this goal. They join 17 satellites already in orbit, which brings the BDS total to 19. […]

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