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BeiDou launch marks China’s rise to ‘major space power’

The last satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was successfully sent into space from Xichang Satellite Launch Center on Tuesday, marking the completion of the country’s domestically developed BeiDou constellation. It is now one of the four global navigation networks alongside the United States’ GPS, Russia’s GLONASS and the European Union’s Galileo. The […]