Date: 9 months ago   Category: Space

China has launched two navigation satellites


Devices will work at an orbit together with earlier launched Beidou satellites after pass a series of tests. China has made successful start-up of the carrier rockets Chanchzhen-3B with two navigation the Beidou-3 satellites which became the 37th and 38th satellites of the global Beidou navigation system. It is said in the statement of the Chinese corporation of space science and technology of the People's Republic of China (CASC) on Thursday, September 20. Start-up has taken place in the evening on Wednesday from the Sichan spaceport in the Province of Sichuan in the southwest of China. Both satellites came to the set orbit. Satellites will work together with other Beidou satellites launched earlier after pass a series of tests. China plans to increase by the end of 2018 to the 18th of the Beidou-3 satellites put to orbit, and by the end of 2020 – to 30. Beidou – the global navigation system created by the People's Republic of China which will become the competitor of the American GPS and the Russian GLONASS. It is planned that by 2020 the system will provide navigation services worldwide. Earlier China has made successful start-up of the carrier rocket Chanchzhen-2C with the satellite for oceanologic observations and the researches Hayan-1 (HY-1C). He will conduct researches within five years. We will remind, in 2018 China plans to start 40 carrier rockets including most powerful at the moment Chanchzhen-5. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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