China’s GF-4 Satellite Officially Put into Use

China s first high-resolution Earth observation satellite Gaofen 4 officially started operating on 13 th of June. Xu Dazhe, director of the China National Space Administration said that this will subs


Yuanwang Ship Successfully Accomplished the Maritime Tracking and Control Mission of BeiDou Navigation Satellite

At around 23:30 pm Beijing time on 12 th June, the carrier rocket Long March 3C carrying the BeiDou 2 GEO-7 satellite was launch from Xichang Satellite Launch Center. Yuanwang 5 spotted the target aro (2016-08-16)

Russian Successfully Puts the US Intelsat DLA-2 Satellite into Orbit

The American telecommunication satellite Intelsat DLA-2, launched by Russia, has entered its target orbit before dawn Moscow time on 10 th according to the press release by Roscosmos on the same day. (2016-08-16)

Yuanwang 6 Arrives the Scheduled Waters, Waiting to Conduct the Measuring and Control of BeiDou Satellite

After over 10 days sailing, Yuanwang 6, China s third generation spacecraft tracking ship, successfully arrived the scheduled waters yesterday. The launching mission of the BeiDou satellite entered th (2016-08-16)

Russia Successfully Launched the 2nd GEO-IK-2 Satellite

On 4 June 2016, Russia successfully launched a GEO-IK 2 military geodesic satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome. The launched satellite will be used to measure the Earth s tectonic features including its (2016-08-15)

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.