China successfully launched the second Beidou navigation satellite (Figure)
Video: China successfully launched the second Beidou navigation satellite China’s success will be the second Beidou navigation satellite into orbit. Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Gangshe
Xinhua Xichang April 15 (Xinhua reporter Li Qinghua) at 0:16 on the 15th, China’s Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the “Long March III C” carrier rocket, the success of the first two Beidou navigation satellite into orbit.
China Satellite Navigation Engineering Center, responsible person, the launch of the Compass navigation satellite (COMPASS-G2), is a Chinese Compass satellite navigation system (COMPASS, Chinese transliteration of the name Bei Dou) construction project in the second pieces of the satellite network is geostationary orbit satellites. The satellite’s successful launch, Compass satellite navigation system for the construction of great significance.
satellite navigation system is an important space infrastructure, providing highly accurate positioning, velocity and timing services, can bring enormous social and economic benefits. China attaches great importance to the construction of the satellite navigation system, has been working with independent intellectual property rights to explore and develop the satellite navigation system. China has built the Compass navigation test system, in mapping, telecommunications, water conservancy, transportation, fishery, prospecting, forest fire prevention and national security and other areas play an important role. Currently, construction is being implemented Compass satellite navigation system.
2007 年 4 14, China successfully launched its first one Compass navigation satellite.
the launch of satellites and launch vehicles by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation China Academy of Space Technology and China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology Development. This is the Long March series of carrier rockets of the first 116 flight.
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