01 February 2019
China has achieved real-time transmission of deep-sea data at 6,000-meter depth through Beidou satellites for the first time, according to the Institute of Oceanology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is one of the breakthroughs Chinese scientists onboard research vessel Kexue, or "Science", made during its latest mission into the West Pacific. The scientists have also upgraded the country's scientific observation network in the West Pacific.
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