A model of the Beidou navigation satellite system on display at the Zhuhai air show earlier this month. Photo: AP
A model of the Beidou navigation satellite system on display at the Zhuhai air show earlier this month. Photo: AP
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China one step closer satellite navigation system Beidou that could threaten dominance of GPS

  • Successful launch of new Beidou-3 satellites expected to ensure network will be up and running by the end of the year

A model of the Beidou navigation satellite system on display at the Zhuhai air show earlier this month. Photo: AP
A model of the Beidou navigation satellite system on display at the Zhuhai air show earlier this month. Photo: AP
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