15 May 2020
China will launch in June the last satellite for the Beidou-3 Navigation Satellite System, complementing the current 29 satellites with the 30th satellite in order to provide services to global users, Ran Chengqi, Director of the China Satellite Navigation Office said. "The satellite and rocket have been moved to the launch site, and we are making all preparations before launch, which is expected to be implemented as planned," he said. The last satellite of the Beidou-3 satellites is to be launched is a geostationary orbit. "After the launch of the last satellite, we will later announce the completion of the global system and provide all Beidou services, such as high-precision services," Ran added.
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