Beidou

China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite

China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday.

Sep 30, 2015, 07:40 AM IST

China's satellite navigation system to expand coverage by 2020

China's Beidou satellite navigation system, regarded as a rival to America's global positioning system (GPS), will be fully operational worldwide by 2020, a top official said on Thursday.

Apr 23, 2015, 13:06 PM IST
China launches upgraded BeiDou navigation satellite

China launches upgraded BeiDou navigation satellite

China launched a new-generation satellite into space for its indigenous BeiDou global navigation and positioning network on Monday.

Mar 31, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

China`s BeiDou navigation system to get full global coverage by 2020

In a stiff challenge to America`s Global Positioning System, China on Sunday said that its home-grown navigation system `BeiDou` will be achieving full-scale global coverage by around 2020.

Mar 03, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

China`s navigation system competing with US GPS network

China`s indigenously-made satellite navigation system on Thursday started offering its services to users domestically and in neighbouring Asian countries, a multi- billion market currently dominated by the US GPS network.

Dec 27, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

China mulls double satellite launches to save cost

China launched two satellites for its Beidou global navigation and positioning system into space atop a carrier Long March 3B rocket two days ago.

May 02, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

China launches navigation satellite

The navigation satellite is China`s 11th homemade navigation satellite, also called Beidou or Compass system.

Feb 25, 2012, 10:25 AM IST

China launches navigation satellite

China successfully launched a satellite, the 10th one for its indigenous global navigation and positioning network known as Beidou.

Dec 02, 2011, 12:32 PM IST