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Beidou G6 launch

By: RocketGirl
A Long March 3C launched from the Xichang Launch Facility in China yesterday, carrying Beidou G6 to orbit. This is the 16th satellite for the Beidou navigation system, China's counterpart to the GPS system, which will consist of 35 satellites. The NORAD catalog (or SSC) number for Beidou G6 is 38953 and it will be available in the STK satellite database shortly. Stay up-to-date with the latest launches by subscribing to AGI Launch Notifications.
Posted: 10/26/2012 3:31:38 PM