Email Us

China Launches 5th Compass (Beidou-2) Navigation Satellite — First IGSO

Feb 13, 2016

[Inside GNSS Updated August 1, 2010] China's state news agency has reported that the fifth Compass (Beidou-2) satellite — the system's first inclined geostationary orbit (IGSO) spacecraft — was launched successfully at 5:30 a.m. Sunday (August 1 — local time) from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern Sichuan Province.


The full Beidou-2 constellation will ultimately include 35 space vehicles: 27 in middle Earth orbit (MEO), 5 GSOs, and 3 IGSOs.

Related GNSS Products
Related GNSS News
Unicore Showcased at InterGEO2018
Unicore Showcased at InterGEO2018
INTERGEO2018-the world's leading trade fair and conference for geodesy, geoinformation and land management is taking place Oct. 16-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. This is the fourth time for Unicoreto a...
10/17/2018
China Announces Successful Compass/BeiDou-2 Satellite Launch
China Announces Successful Compass/BeiDou-2 Satellite Launch
[Updated 7:30 p.m. July 26 PDT) China launched another Compass/BeiDou-2 satellite at 5:44 on the morning of July 27 (Sichuan time zone). It is the ninth spacecraft in China's indigenous satellite ...
01/08/2016
Unicore GNSS Products Showcased at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2023
Unicore GNSS Products Showcased at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2023
May 24th to 26th, 2023, the Automotive Engineering Exposition was held in Yokohama, Japan, where engineers and researchers at the forefront of the automotive industry gathered to exhibit the world’s ...
05/24/2023
CONTACT
Subscribe
Subscribe to get news updates from us