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China Launches Twin BeiDou Navigation Satellites

China Launches Twin  BeiDou Navigation Satellites

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Nov 2018 9:17 AM GMT

Xichang: China on Monday sent two new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province. The satellites entered a medium earth orbit more than three hours later and will work with 17 other BDS-3 satellites already in space. They are also the 42nd and 43rd satellites of the BDS satellite family, Xinhua news agency reported. (IANS)

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