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Beidou 3M13

NSSDCA ID: 2018-072A


Also designated Beidou-37 and Beidou-38, the MEO satellites are the Medium Earth Orbit component of the third phase of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system. The satellites are part of a fleet that will expand the system to a global navigation coverage.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2018-09-19
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B/E+YZ-1
    Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • Chinese Research Institute of Space Technology (Peoples Republic of China)


    • Navigation/Global Positioning

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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