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New navigation system rivals GPS

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A new positioning system that works without using navigation satellites could complement or even replace current technologies such as GPS....
New navigation system rivals GPS

Russian rocket explodes over Kazakhstan seconds after launch

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A Russian rocket has crashed seconds after launching from a spaceport in Kazakhstan. Local TV footage shows the rocket careening from side to side on its upward trajectory before breaking up and nosediving into the ground. The Proton-M rocket was carrying three navigation satellites to be used with Russia's...
Russian rocket explodes over Kazakhstan seconds after launch

China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS

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China is investing $810 million into the development of Beidou (BDS), the navigation satellite system that it is positioning as a rival to the U.S.-developed GPS. According to China Daily, the money will be used to build an industrial park that will house 30 to 50 companies focused on developing...
China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS

China launches Beidou satellite GPS services across Asia-Pacific region

www.engadget.com
China has launched commercial and public services of its Beidou satellite navigation system across the Asia-Pacific rim in earnest, after finishing trials it started last year. Civilians in the region as far as Australia were able to navigate using the satellites as of yesterday to a distance of 30...
China launches Beidou satellite GPS services across Asia-Pacific region

China launches Beidou satellites

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China has moved a step closer to completing its own navigation and positioning satellite network Beidou with the launch of two more navigation satellites....
China launches Beidou satellites
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