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China launches final satellite to complete rival to GPS

Written by  Tuesday, 23 June 2020 10:39
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Beijing (AFP) June 23, 2020
China on Tuesday launched the final satellite in its homegrown geolocation system, completing a network designed to rival American GPS as it jostles for market share in the lucrative sector. Footage broadcast live on television showed a rocket blasting off with the satellite from a mountainous region of southwest China, which state media hailed as another milestone in the country's space pro

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