China’s launch of final BeiDou-3 satellite rescheduled for Tuesday

A new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-7, is launched on a Long March-4B rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Nov. 3, 2019. The Gaofen-7, China's first civil-use optical transmission three-dimensional surveying and mapping satellite that reaches the sub-meter level, will play an important role in land surveying and mapping, urban and rural construction and statistical investigation, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA). (Photo by Lu Xing/Xinhua). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

BEIJING, Jun 22, 2020, ECNS. The launch of the final satellite in China’s BeiDou-3 navigation system has been rescheduled for Tuesday, ECNS reported.

Some technical problems were discovered in the Long March-3B carrier rocket during the pre-launch checks. The problems have now been fixed, according to the China Satellite Navigation system Management Office.

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