View Full Version : Discussion: China Launches Third Navigation ...

2003-Jul-08, 10:08 PM
SUMMARY: Chinese space officials announced on Sunday that a Long March 3-A rocket launched the third Beidou satellite, which will complete their home-grown satellite navigation system (similar to the US-built Global Positioning System). Although the system is primarily for civilian navigation, it will have military applications, and should give Chinese missiles better accuracy.

What do you think about this story? Post your comments below.