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China launches final Beidou satellite to complete navigation system

Tuesday 23 June 2020 | 12:44 CET | News
China successfully launched the 35th and final satellite of its Beidou satellite constellation on 23 June, writes Space.com. The Beidou Navigation Satellite (BDS) was launched into orbit on the back of a Long March 3B rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China. Liftoff occurred after a weeklong delay due to a technical problem with the rocket. 

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