China’s first fully owned overseas satellite ground station is in Sweden, about 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Photo: Handout.

China launches its first fully owned overseas satellite ground station near North Pole

Space experts hail Swedish facility – allowing global data to be collected more than twice as fast as before – as technological and political triumph

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China’s first fully owned overseas satellite ground station is in Sweden, about 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Photo: Handout.
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