The final satellite in the BeiDou system was launched last year. Photo: CCTV
The final satellite in the BeiDou system was launched last year. Photo: CCTV
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China’s BeiDou in race with Nasa over laser communications in space

  • Researchers conduct experiment using Chinese satellites to create laser network in space for high-speed links
  • Technology could potentially transmit data a million times faster than by radio signal to almost any location

The final satellite in the BeiDou system was launched last year. Photo: CCTV
The final satellite in the BeiDou system was launched last year. Photo: CCTV
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