China Launches Own GPS Network

Beidou Satellite

China has been working on a global positioning system since 2000 and announced that it’s finally operational. The country plans to have 35 global satellites by 2020 to provide an alternative to the U.S. government’s global GPS network. China’s system will be interoperable with other GPS networks worldwide. Read the full article at

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