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China launches two navigation satellites

Xinhua : China | Apr 29, 2012 at 9:10 PM PDT
Source: The Hindu
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China on Monday successfully launched two more satellites for its proposed Beidou global navigation and positioning network being built to counter the US Global Position System (GPS). With the two, China has so far launched 13 satellites to form part of the Beidou system. FULL ARTICLE AT The Hindu
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