04 August 2020
Designers of China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System will keep upgrading software on Beidou satellites to improve their capabilities and maintain technological advantages, according to a key figure in this programme. Lin Baojun, a Chief Designer of Beidou's 3rd-generation satellite, said at a news conference in Beijing on 03 August that once a satellite is launched, it is virtually impossible for its hardware to be modified, so designers and engineers need to optimize its operating system and inject new functions into the spacecraft on a regular basis.
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