19 November 2018
China sent two new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 2:07 a.m. on 19 November. The satellites entered a medium earth orbit more than three hours later and will work with 17 other BDS-3 satellites already in space. They are also the 42nd and 43rd satellites of the BDS satellite family.
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video from launch and early operation phase on Xinhua
and on CCTV with interview of Yang Changfeng, Chief Designer, BeiDou systems
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