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Main » 2017 » June » 29 » Japan launched navigation satellite.


Japan launched navigation satellite.
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On June 1, 2017 at 00:17 UTC the Japanese H-2A rocket was launched from Tanegashima Cosmodrome situated at the island located 115 km south of Kyushu. Kyushu is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands. The rocket orbited the “QZS-2” (Quasi-Zenith Satellite-2) navigation satellite to help augment Global Positioning System services over the Japanese Islands and the Asia Pacific Region by increasing GPS availability and accuracy.

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