China has completed the establishment of its own satellite navigation system BeiDou

Китай завершил создание собственной системы спутниковой навигации BeiDou

China successfully orbited artificial satellite, completing the creation of the private space of the system of global navigation.

“China has launched the last satellite of the satellite navigation system BeiDou (BDS) from the center of the satellite launch from Xichang in southwest China, completing the deployment of its own global navigation system”, – stated in the material.

It is noted that the satellite launched today was the 55th in the family BeiDou, which in Chinese language means “Big dipper”. Into orbit and it launched a carrier rocket Long March-3B.

In the control center for the mission stressed that the launch was completely successful and became the 336-m rockets in this series.