23 November 2019
China sent two more satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province on 23 November at 8:55 h local time. Launched on a Long March-3B carrier rocket, equipped with an Yuanzheng-1 (Expedition-1) upper stage, the two MEO satellites have entered their planned orbits. They are the 50th and 51st satellites of the BDS satellite family and were developed by the Innovation Academy for Microsatellites of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
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