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China Launched the 32nd Beidou Navigation Satellite

(Corresponded by YANG Yulin, QI Xiaojun, BDS Official Website,BEIJING) -- At 04:58, July 10th, 2018,  the 32nd Beidou Navigation Satellite was successfully launched onboard a Long March 3A rocket at Xichang Satellite Launch Center.




This is an inclined Geo-stationary (IGSO)satellite and will join the BDS constellation to provide reliable services for users, upon completion of its on-orbit test.
The satellite and launch vehicle used in the launch are developed by China Academy of Space Technology and China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology charged respectively, which both belong to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. This is the 280th flight of the Long March rocket family.