21st satellite of Beidou navigation system launched yesterday on atop of Long March 3C

Chinese government is aggressively promoting their own, independent from GPS or Glonass, navigation system called Beidou. On 1st February 2016 next satellite, this time from third generation of Beidou spacecrafts, was launched. In this case we can see why Chinese are so successful in different sectors of economy – it is because of consequence. Recently we […]

Every action causes reaction – new agreement between China and Saudi Arabia

Russian space industry is seeking new markets. Just like Chinese-the question is which will win in Saudi Arabia. On 22 January 2016, during The International Conference on Remote Sensing in Riyadh, King Salman and Chinese President Xi Jinping sign agreement for launching new Saudi Arabian satellite, Saudisat-5B. Under this agreement, Saudisat-5B remote sensing satellite will be launched on […]