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Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Thailand is Beidou Navigation Network’s First Overseas Client

Thailand has become the first overseas client of Beidou - China's home-made satellite navigation network - which could challenge the dominance of the American GPS system in Southeast Asia. A 2 billion yuan (HK$2.48 billion) agreement to...

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

China’s Ground System to Improve Satellite Navigation Precision

A ground system aimed at enhancing the navigation precision of China's homegrown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was approved in central China's Hubei Province on Friday. The system is expected to help improve the BDS' positioning precision...

Friday, March 1st, 2013

China’s Navigation System Set to Top the World

The Beidou network has 16 navigation satellites hovering over the Asia-Pacific region, but global coverage will be achieved when the network has more than 30 satellites. "By 2020, China will introduce a world-leading navigation system to more...

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Drones and GNSS Aid Capture of Fugitive Chinese Drug Kingpin

The Chinese authorities deployed a number of geospatial technologies in the search and capture of a notorious drug kingpin that was wanted in the deaths of 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River. The mission involved a...

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

China’s BeiDou Navigation System Begins Commercial Services to Asia

China's BeiDou Satellite Navigation System (BDS) began offering open commercial services to the Asia-Pacific region this week. Services include positioning, navigation, time and text messaging to users throughout the region. The new system will eventually compete with...

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Promising Navigation Net

That China has joined the satellite navigation and positioning club alongside the United States,Russia and the European Union shows the importance the country has attached to innovationand technology. It was of vital importance for China to develop such a global satellite navigation system of itsown, not just for its own security but for the advancement of its economy. The Beidou satellite navigation system is at present supported by 16 satellites and there areplans to increase the number to 35 by 2020. Read More

Friday, October 26th, 2012

China Launches 16th Beidou-2 Satellite

The latest satellite in China's Beidou-2 navigation system has been launched in Xichang. The system is expected to start providing positioning and navigation services for China and neighboring areas by the end of this year. Guo Shuren, Research...

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Beidou Navigation Satellite to be Launched in Late October

A new satellite for China's homegrown Beidou navigation system will be launched at the end of October to join 15 satellites already in orbit, the Beijing News reported on Monday. The new satellite will complete a network that...

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

China Adds Two More Satellites to Global Positioning Network

China has added two more satellites to a global navigation network that will eventually compete with America’s Global Positioning System. State media say the 14th and 15th satellites in the Beidou system were launched aboard a single Long...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

China Donates a Model of their BeiDou/COMPASS Satellite

On the sidelines of the 55th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), the Chinese BeiDou/COMPASS satellite model was inaugurated on 8 June 2012 in Vienna, Austria. The model is donated by...

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