The last satellite of China's BeiDou navigation satellite system, as it awaited launch. Photo: Handout The last satellite of China's BeiDou navigation satellite system, as it awaited launch. Photo: Handout
The last satellite of China's BeiDou navigation satellite system, as it awaited launch. Photo: Handout
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A satellite system to serve as a guiding light

  • In this new hi-tech, cutthroat world, BeiDou will put China and its allied economies in good stead

The last satellite of China's BeiDou navigation satellite system, as it awaited launch. Photo: Handout The last satellite of China's BeiDou navigation satellite system, as it awaited launch. Photo: Handout
The last satellite of China's BeiDou navigation satellite system, as it awaited launch. Photo: Handout
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