U.S Successfully Launches TDRS-M Communications Satellite, Taking a Key Step in Building Space Network

At 8:29 a.m. on Aug. 18th, a Atlas V rocket carrying a new communications satellite lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center, marking that NASA has completed the building of the third generation of Tr


Japan Places a Navigation Satellite into Orbit

On Aug. 19th, Japan sent the Michibiki 3 navigation satellite into orbit aboard H-IIA rocket, marking a further step towards building Japan s independent navigation satellite system. At 14: 29 (13:29 (2017-11-06)

Xi'an Satellite Control Center Capable of Simultaneous Control and Measurement for All Launch Sites in China

On Aug. 17th, the reporter learned in an interview with the Xi an Satellite Control Center that the Center was capable of conducting simultaneous measurement and control of multiple spacecrafts lifted (2017-11-03)

Russian Cosmonauts Conduct Spacewalk to Deploy 5 Nanosatellites

On Aug. 17th, Russian cosmonauts conducted spacewalk, the only of its kind this year. The cosmonauts would manually deploy 5 nanosatellites. The Sputnik New reported that at 17:22 Beijing time, Russia (2017-11-03)

With Deep Integration of "High- precision Mapping and High-precision Positioning", BeiDou High-precision Navigation to Open up Future Smart Transport

On Aug. 17th, the two companies reached a strategic partnership that will provide users with comprehensive service of high-precision mapping + high-precision positioning . This means that BeiDou s hig (2017-11-03)

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

China s domestically-produced satellite navigation system BeiDou is said to have made significant progress on its accuracy.