At 1:43 Beijing time on November 5, China successfully launched its 49th Beidou navigation satellite with a long march 3B carrier rocket at Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The successful launch of the satellite marks the completion of the launch of all three inclined geosynchronous satellites of the beidou-3 system.
On November 5, 2017, the first beidou-3 satellite successfully launched into orbit, opening a new era of global networking of Beidou system. In two years, seven systems of the Beidou project, more than 300 research and construction units and tens of thousands of scientific researchers successfully completed 16 satellite launch missions, and successfully put 24 beidou-3 networking satellites and 2 beidou-2 backup satellites into the scheduled orbit.
At present, the construction of beidou-3 system has entered the sprint stage of decisive battle and victory. In the future, six beidou-3 networking satellites will be launched to fully build the Beidou global system.
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The Beidou navigation satellite and supporting launch vehicle launched this time were jointly developed by the China Academy of space technology and the China Academy of launch vehicle technology affiliated to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. This is the 317th flight of the long march series of launch vehicles.