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Final BeiDou satellite launch delayed

16 June 2020   (0 Comments)
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Launch of the BDS-3 satellite to complete BeiDou worldwide cover was due at 0211 UTC on 16 June.


But the Long March-3B carrier rocket was found to have a technical problem during pre-launch tests, according to the China Satellite Navigation Office.

Hence the launch has been postponed, with the new launch time yet to be determined.

Details from beidou.gov.cn