China Adds Another IGSO Satellite to Compass/BeiDou-2 Constellation - Inside GNSS

China Adds Another IGSO Satellite to Compass/BeiDou-2 Constellation

China successfully launched the seventh BeiDou-2 satellite — the second inclined geostationary orbit (IGSO) — today (4 a.m., December 18 local time) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province.

In 2010 China added five spacecraft to its constellation.


China successfully launched the seventh BeiDou-2 satellite — the second inclined geostationary orbit (IGSO) — today (4 a.m., December 18 local time) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province.

In 2010 China added five spacecraft to its constellation.