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Beidou: Thailand becomes first overseas client

Launch of the 14th and 15th BeiDou navigation satellites.

Thailand has become the first overseas user of the Chinese satellite navigation system Beidou - the Chinese version of the American GPS.

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Fri, 05/04/2013 - 09:56
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39.904
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116.408

BeiDou Navigation Satellite System: Ground system improves precision

A ground system aimed at enhancing the navigation precision of the Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was approved in central China's Hubei Province on 22 March 2013, as the website C

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Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:39
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30.5459
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114.342

UN-SPIDER Updates January 2013

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Mon, 04/02/2013

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Beidou: China opens Navigation System for Civilian Use

China recently opened Beidou (its version of GPS or “Global Positioning System”) to civilian use and expects to grab a major share of the satellite navigation market from the original U

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Thu, 17/01/2013 - 09:44
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39.904
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116.408

China SatNav Conference calls for papers

The fourth China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013) has launched a call for papers to be presented at the conference taking place on May 15–17, 2013 in Wuhan, China.

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Fri, 14/09/2012 - 08:00

China: Donation of BeiDou/COMPASS model

On the sidelines of the 55th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), the Chinese BeiDou/COMPASS satellite model was inaugurated on 8 June 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

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Tue, 12/06/2012 - 15:14