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  • China launches Long March 3B rocket with Beidou-3 navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 30th, 2015

    On Sept. 29, 2015, China successfully launched its third-generation navigation satellite into orbit. The BDS I2-S satellite, lifted off atop the country’s Long March 3B launch vehicle at 7:13 p.m. EDT (23:13 GMT) from Launch Complex 3 at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. It is the 20th satellite for the Chinese Beidou Navigation Satellite System.