Beijing (XNA) Apr 27, 2015
The Beidou satellite navigation system will be fully operational worldwide by 2020, said Li Jian, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) on Thursday.
Li was speaking at an international forum on aviation security in Beijing.
The system has been successfully tested in the general aviation sector, which includes all civil aviation operations other than sch
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.
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SpaceX Dragon V2 test flight vehicle set for May 5, 2015 pad abort test. Credit: SpaceX
As promised, SpaceX is picking up its launch pace in 2015 with a pair of liftoffs from the Florida space coast slated for the next week and a half. They follow closely on the heels of a quartet of successful blastoffs from Cape Canaveral, already accomplished since January.
If all goes well, a commercial satellite launch and a human spaceflight related pad abort test launch for NASA are scheduled for (…)
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