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Submission + - China Inching Nearer To Homegrown GPS (wired.com)

siliconbits writes: Now China has its own 3G (and soon 4G) mobile infrastructure and may even soon come up with its own GPS. At 5:30 on Sunday morning, the Chinese government fired a Long March 3A rocket into orbit. It carried a navigation satellite — the fifth in a planned constellation of 30 or more Beidou orbiters that Beijing hopes will soon rival America’s Global Positioning System.
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China Inching Nearer To Homegrown GPS

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