The latest satellite in China's Beidou-2 navigation
system has been launched in Xichang. The system is expected to start
providing positioning and navigation services for China and neighboring
areas by the end of this year.
The moment we’ve been waiting for, after years of development at the
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, the 16th satellite in the Beidou-2
System is ready to be carried into orbit. Those involved in the project
have big plans for the future. Read more here