01 July 2020
One week after launch, Beidou-3GEO has entered its GEO position at 110.5oEast, Xi'an Satellite Control Centre announced on 30 June. The centre initiated round-the-clock monitoring after the launch, with multiple ground stations across the country tracking the satellite and making orbit-related calculations. The satellite's payloads have been turned on and they are working normally in orbit. Next week, the Xi'an ground station will carry out tests on the satellite's platform and its inter-satellite link system. After being tested comprehensively, the satellite will get connected with the BDS-3 system and provide services.
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